Government to launch broadband readiness index of states

The government is planning to launch broadband services readiness index of states based on parameters like infrastructure, approval processes and utilisation of high-speed Internet. “We want to ensure that 5G is not limited to urban areas,” Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said. “We will do comparative evaluation of all states and highlight best policies for other states to adopt,” she added.

This short was originally published on Inshorts, based on an article in Bloomberg Quint.

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