Broadband Initiative

Broadband Initiative

  • Internet and Broadband access are widely recognized as catalyst for economic and social development of a country. Availability of a broadband services at affordable price levels will contribute to higher GDP growth rates, provide for a larger and more qualified labor/IT workforce, and make labor pool more efficient.
  • Broadband has been defined as "An always-on network capable of providing interactive voice, data and video services on public networks". In terms of speed, there should be atleast two tiers of service-the 'true' broadband being capable of providing minimum asymmetric bandwidth of 1.5 Mbps and a 'lite' version capable of proding 256 Kbps".
  • A Report on Broadband Economy Vision 2010 has been brought out jointly by DIT, DOT and CII. To view Broadband Economy Vision 2010 Report,Click hereZip file that opens in a new window

For further details please contact :

Dr. Govind
Sr. Director
E-Infrastructure/E-Learning Group
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology
Department of Information Technology
Electronics Niketan
6 CGO Complex
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003

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Tel: 011-24365434

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