Excessive-speed web on Andaman and Nicobar Islands! Your complete Andaman and Nicobar Islands is about to get high-speed web connectivity by June 2020. The bold venture of shedding over 2,300 km of undersea web cable between Chennai and Andaman and Nicobar Islands has entered a key part. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has flagged off a ship at Chennai. This ship will begin the work of laying undersea Web cable between Chennai and Andaman and the Nicobar Islands. The venture is funded by the Division of Telecom and BSNL is overseeing the implementation half.
The work of laying undersea web cable between Chennai and Port Blair, which is the capital metropolis of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is scheduled to be accomplished by June 2020, Union Minister of Communications, Electronics and Data Know-how Ravi Shankar Prasad has mentioned.
As soon as the work of laying undersea Web cable is accomplished, the digital connectivity between the Indian mainland and Andaman and Nicobar Islands will get a serious enhance! Any such undersea communications cable is laid on the seabed. This helps transmit telecommunication from land-based stations.
Digital India enhance for Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The direct web communication hyperlink will assist equip Andaman & Nicobar Islands with applicable web bandwidth. As soon as the venture is accomplished, e-Governance initiatives, enterprises and e-commerce amenities shall be carried out with out a lot trouble. The profitable completion of the venture can even present assist to educational institutes for information sharing, create employment alternatives and fulfil the imaginative and prescient of Digital India, Modi authorities has mentioned.
Given the geographical positioning of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, having a strong telecommunication system and presence of web connectivity is completely essential from a strategic standpoint in addition to the socio-economic improvement of the islands, the Centre mentioned.
To this point, the telecom connectivity between Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Mainland is closely depending on satellite tv for pc hyperlinks. There are two points with satellites — one is the restricted bandwidth and secondly, the high-cost. Optical Fibre Cable is a extra dependable and cost-effective choice and can augur nicely for the picturesque Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Central authorities mentioned.