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Policy vacuum

Govt must frame rules for space communication


Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai

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India’s private sector has made a good start in the area of space communication with London-headquartered OneWeb, the joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and the UK government, completing its global constellation of 618 satellites on Sunday. Indeed, the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has played a key role in the launch of many batches of satellites. The Union government also has been an enabler in bringing the private sector into this crucial field in an effort to bridge the digital divide and help those in remote and hilly areas access high-speed broadband. But all this will come to nought if

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First Published: Mar 28 2023 | 11:22 PM IST

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