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Karnataka plans Wi-Fi connectivity in villages for internet-based services

The state rolled out a pilot in 11 panchayat headquarters to test the concept before expanding across the state

Ayan Pramanik  |  Bengaluru 

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is looking to provide connectivity to all through a public private initiative that involves village to offer internet-based services to locals.
 
The state rolled out a pilot in 11 panchayat headquarters to test the concept before expanding across the state. This would help village-level get access to the online marketplace and explore markets for their products and services.


 
The initiative will be implemented jointly by BSNL and State Electronics Development Corporation (KEONICS).
 
Priyank Kharge, state information technology (IT), bio-technology (BT) and tourism minister, said the speed of internet would be faster than 1 mbps and all the 6000-odd Panchayat headquarters will have free by March next year.
 
The state IT department has completed the testing process, which had begun two-and-a-half months ago, and internet service would be available with immediate effect.
 
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the availability of laid out by the Union Government would be crucial to ensure internet in the Panchayats.

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Karnataka plans Wi-Fi connectivity in villages for internet-based services

The state rolled out a pilot in 11 panchayat headquarters to test the concept before expanding across the state

The state rolled out a pilot in 11 panchayat headquarters to test the concept before expanding across the state

is looking to provide connectivity to all through a public private initiative that involves village to offer internet-based services to locals.
 
The state rolled out a pilot in 11 panchayat headquarters to test the concept before expanding across the state. This would help village-level get access to the online marketplace and explore markets for their products and services.
 
The initiative will be implemented jointly by BSNL and State Electronics Development Corporation (KEONICS).
 
Priyank Kharge, state information technology (IT), bio-technology (BT) and tourism minister, said the speed of internet would be faster than 1 mbps and all the 6000-odd Panchayat headquarters will have free by March next year.
 
The state IT department has completed the testing process, which had begun two-and-a-half months ago, and internet service would be available with immediate effect.
 
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the availability of laid out by the Union Government would be crucial to ensure internet in the Panchayats.

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Karnataka plans Wi-Fi connectivity in villages for internet-based services

The state rolled out a pilot in 11 panchayat headquarters to test the concept before expanding across the state

is looking to provide connectivity to all through a public private initiative that involves village to offer internet-based services to locals.
 
The state rolled out a pilot in 11 panchayat headquarters to test the concept before expanding across the state. This would help village-level get access to the online marketplace and explore markets for their products and services.
 
The initiative will be implemented jointly by BSNL and State Electronics Development Corporation (KEONICS).
 
Priyank Kharge, state information technology (IT), bio-technology (BT) and tourism minister, said the speed of internet would be faster than 1 mbps and all the 6000-odd Panchayat headquarters will have free by March next year.
 
The state IT department has completed the testing process, which had begun two-and-a-half months ago, and internet service would be available with immediate effect.
 
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the availability of laid out by the Union Government would be crucial to ensure internet in the Panchayats.

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