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Airtel starts broadband centres in Varanasi, Ghazipur, Gorakhpur

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Telecom today said it has opened experience centres at three villages in Varanasi, and districts of in partnership with the

The centres will enable citizens and local entrepreneurs to experience high speed connectivity as well as get access to use cases relating to e-governance, and and and much more, Airtel said in statement.

Airtel is providing 100 megabit per second (mbps) connectivity to these centres through infrastructure provided under the BharatNet programme.

is the constituency of Narendra Modi, while represents seat.

The company has plans to utilise these centres to demonstrate advanced technologies and use cases around and internet of things.

Airtel said it has committed to partnerning with BharatNet to provide service in up to 30,500 gram panchayats.

The government plans to connect all 2.5 lakh gram panchayats with high speed by March 2019.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 16:50 IST