Free internet to 100 BPL families: Kerala CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Free internet will be provided to 100 BPL families in every Assembly constituency in Kerala by May this year, said Chief Minister PinarayiVijayan.
Kerala Fiber Optic Network (KFON) aims toprovide free internet connectivity to around 20 lakh BPL families and at subsidised ratesfor the rest is progressing quickly, CM said onTuesday.
Stating that “Of the 30,000 government offices, 3019 have been given connectivity,” he said”Now, 3000 – 5000 offices are added to the network every month and will be completed by June2022.”
“Out of the 34,961 km of ADS OFC cable laying, 11,906 km has been finished. Completed 114 of total 375 POPs (Points of Presence) and the entire work of the NOC (Network Operating Center).”
Of the current 2600 km of optical ground wire installation, 2045 km has been completed, headded.

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