Bharatnet - Free Wifi (All Villages)

Context :
Communication and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that free WiFi services will be provided to all villages across the country through Bharatnet till March next year.
In News :

The Ministry has already connected one lakh 30 thousand gram panchayats through Bharatnet. The target is to take this to two lakh 50 thousand gram panchayats.
The target of the government is to convert at least 15 per cent of villages to the digital village in the next four years.

About :
BharatNet, also known as Bharat Broadband Network Limited, is a telecom infrastructure provider.
It was by the Government of India in 2012 under the Department of Telecommunications for the establishment, management, and operation of the National Optical Fibre Network to provide a minimum of 100 Mbit/s broadband connectivity to all 250,000 gram panchayats in the country.

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