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Trai Mulls Using Cable TV Network to Increase Data Connectivity

Trai Mulls Using Cable TV Network to Increase Data Connectivity

Meaning to give better information availability to individuals, India’s telecom guard dog said on Tuesday it is wanting to utilize satellite broadcasting company biggerly to give network to individuals.
“Can we utilize satellite TV system to give network to individuals? In India there are 100 million homes with link TVs. In the event that all these 100 million associations can be changed over into satellite TV funnels, they can convey 10 megabit for each second,” said Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) executive R.S. Sharma at the tenth India Digital Summit composed by the Internet and Mobile Association of India.
“We have made suggestions to the administration on that. We are working with the division of information transfers,” he said, including: “Giving network access to our kin is critical.”
In August a year ago, Microsoft reported it will be working with the Andhra Pradesh government on its TV White Spaces Project, an innovation that uses unused TV range to convey minimal effort Internet availability.
Microsoft, DoT, DeitY and ERNET are working with the administration of Andhra Pradesh in a first-of-its-kind pilot with four instructive organizations in the region of Srikakulam, with Z. P. Secondary School at Voppangi as the base station, the other three grounds as recipients, situated at a separations of 10 kilometers or more from the base station.
Television White Spaces innovation uses the unused space in physical TV range to give modest Internet network to remote regions. Not at all like Wi-Fi that engenders to a 100-meter span, TV White Spaces spread the sign to a sweep of 10 kilometers or more, the organization said. Microsoft has beforehand directed this task on a pilot premise in Ghana, Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa, Kenya and Singapore.
In the mean time, in October, Bengaluru-based Saankhya Labs dispatched a last mile network arrangement called Meghdoot, that uses TV white spaces to offer last mile availability.

Composed with inputs from IANS

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