Inauguration of Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project (Download PDF)

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Andhra Pradesh Fibre Grid project was officially launched on 27th Dec 2017 for providing affordable high-speed internet service to every household in the state at a nominal rate. Fibre Grid project also termed as Triple Play2 Services envisages to provide internet, television and telephone services to more than one lakh households in the state at a nominal price.

Image of AP Fibre Grid Project Scheme

Image of AP Fibre Grid Project Scheme

Image of AP Fibre Grid Project Scheme

Targets of the Project

  • The Fibre Grid project aims to connect over

    • 1.45 crore households

    • 60000 schools

    • 12198 Panchayats

    • 10000 government offices

    • 670 mandal Offices

    • 96 municipalities

    • 14 corporations

    • 6000 Public Health Centres (PHCs)

    with high speed internet.

  • The internet services provided under this project will be available at very high speed of 15Mbps to 100Mbps

  • The television services under this project will provide infotainment with 250 plus channels

  • Telephone services under this project will be completely rental-free.

  • Through the fibre grid, state government will also provide statewide surveillance, using more than 20, 000 closed-circuit cameras and 16 integrated district command control and data centres.

  • The fibre grid will also power digital classrooms in over 4, 000 government schools and offer telemedicine services at over 6, 000 public health centres.

  • The fibre grid will power the smart cities initiative.

  • It has also been proposed to set up cloud-based virtual classroom systems using fibre grid to enhance learning skills and knowledge through qualitative digital and multimedia content in 4, 678 government high schools across AP in a phased manner.

    Phases of the Project

  • The first phase is expected to cover 10 lakh house hold

  • The second phase is expected to cover 60 lakh households.

    Highlights of Andhra Pradesh

  • Andhra Pradesh is the eighth largest state in India.

  • Andhra Pradesh got separated from the state of Telangana on 2nd June 2014.

  • The two large cities of Andhra Pradesh are Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam

- Published/Last Modified on: January 25, 2018

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