Government Telecom Company BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) has signed a MOU with the Universal Service Obligation Found (USOF) on Friday to establish 25000 wifi hotspot in the exchanges of rural areas.
A statement released by BSNL said that these hotspots will be installed in gbe next six months for this, finance will be provided through the USO fund. The government will also bear its Capital Expenditure and Operational Expenditure (OPOX). The cost of this project is 940 crores.
It has been stated in the statement, “One wifi access point will be set up at every rural exchange, initially under the project.”