Facebook buys bandwidth from BSNL, to launch ISP in India

Monday 18 January 2016 | 02:30 CET | News
Facebook will start operating as an internet service provider (ISP) across rural areas in India. The company has acquired bandwidth from state-run operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) in 125 rural areas for INR 100 million for three years, BSNL chairman and managing director Anupam Shrivastava told Business Standard. Facebook will enable entrepreneurs to offer internet in small data packages of INR 10 to end-users.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: BSNL / Facebook
Countries: India
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