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.
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