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All you need to know about 2,300-km undersea cable project

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New Delhi, Aug 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 2300-km undersea Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) project connecting Chennai and Port Blair on Monday (August 10, 2020).

All you need to know about 2300-km undersea cable project
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    Modi inaugurates submarine Optical Fibre Cable connecting Chennai and Port BlairModi inaugurates submarine Optical Fibre Cable connecting Chennai and Port Blair

    Submarine optical fibre cable:

    • The submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) will also connect Port Blair to Swaraj Dweep (Havelock), Little Andaman, Car Nicobar, Kamorta, Great Nicobar, Long Island, and Rangat.
    • Will enable delivery of faster and more reliable mobile and landline telecom services to Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    • A 400 GBPS bandwidth would now be available initially
    • Will also facilitate delivery of e-Governance services such as telemedicine and tele-education
      E-learning and knowledge sharing
    • About 2300 Kms of Submarine OFC cable has been laid at a cost of about Rs 1224 Crore, and the project has been completed in time.
    • The project is funded by the Government of India through the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) under the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications.
    • Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) executed this project while Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL) is the Technical Consultants.
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