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Cable TV networks may take internet services to homes in remote areas

Jan 02, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

With an aim to ramp up broadband connectivity to the farthest reaches of the country, the ministry of information and broadcasting and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India have revived a proposal to provide broadband services through existing cable networks.

The move has the potential, ministry officials said, to provide instant internet connectivity to nearly 19 crore households that have television sets, of which about 10 crore homes already have cable TV subscription.

At a re...