Government Target on Wi-Fi Hotspots

Government target to instal 2,500 Wi-Fi hotspots by next fiscal

The government target to reach up to 50 crore internet subscribers in next 6-7 months, besides installing 2,500 Wi-Fi hotspots at 256 places by the next fiscal

“Today mobile penetration is 100 crore, while internet penetration is 40 crore.  It took more than 3-4 years to become from 20 to 30 crore.  It took less than a year to become from 30 to 40 crore and I have fixed a target of 50 crore,” Mr. Prasad said.

He also said: “In acceding to your (BSE) request to have postal stamp, I am feeling happy as it is the official recognition of the work you are doing” .

Source: The Hindu