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Government move to free up 5Ghz spectrum to boost WiFi hotspots in India, says BIF

Updated : October 23, 2018 11:14 PM IST

The action from the wireless planning commission wing of the DoT follows recommendation made by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India to delicense certain sets of frequency range in 5 Ghz band.
He said that based on the global benchmark average of one public wifi hotspot for every 150 persons, India should have approximately 8 Million hotspots, however, the total number of hotspots in India as per TRAI report is only 31,500.
Government move to free up 5Ghz spectrum to boost WiFi hotspots in India, says BIF
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