22 Apr 2023

4G Mobile Towers To Be Dedicated Today In Arunachal Pradesh Will Bring Connectivity To Remote Villages

New Delhi: As part of effort to provide facilities to remotest border villages, the Government has approved 2,605 4G mobile towers for providing connectivity to more than 3,721 villages in Arunachal Pradesh with a total outlay of Rs 2,675 crore.

Out of total over 2600 mobile towers, the first lot of 254 towers will be dedicated to the Nation on April 22 by Minister for Communications, Railways and Electronics & IT Ashwini Vaishnaw; Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu along with senior officials from the Central and State Governments. The inauguration ceremony will be held at the State Legislative Assembly in Itanagar.

Will bring digital connectivity to 336 villages

The towers will provide 4G coverage in hitherto uncovered villages, thereby bringing digital connectivity to 336 villages, including several areas which have remained unconnected since Independence. It is expected over 70,000 subscribers shall be benefited and expected data usage may cross 40TB every month.

Access to high-speed network connectivity is being ensured 

Access to high-speed network connectivity is being ensured for the state of Arunachal Pradesh through various schemes and projects such as ‘Comprehensive telecom development plan (CTDP-NER) for the North-Eastern Region’, ‘Provisioning of Mobile Services in Uncovered Villages of Arunachal Pradesh and 2 Districts of Assam’ and 4G saturation project.

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