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Net connection for poor in Kerala

PTI Thiruvananthapuram | Updated on January 11, 2018 Published on May 09, 2017

The LDF government in Kerala is planning to provide free internet connections to 20 lakh poor families in the state.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the state assembly in a written reply that the initiative is being implemented under the new optical fibre pathway, ‘Kerala Fibre Optic Network’ (K-FON).

“The government is planning to launch K-FON system. It is envisaged to provide free internet connection to 20 lakh families as part of the new fibre network,” he said. Besides free internet connection, the government has also plans to distribute free mobile phones to poor families under the initiative, he said.



Published on May 09, 2017
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