-- The dates for the auctioneer selection process, for the agency that is going to handle the e-auction for 3G and Broadband Wireless Access (BWA Spectrup) have been revised. Details here (pdf). Hope this doesn't delay the 3G auction. -- BSNL has brought within the "reach of broadband", 30,500 villages, and installed Village Public Telephones in 54635 villages, using money from the USO (Universal Services Obligation) Fund that mobile consumers had been contributing to. 5000 villages are being provided telephony using satellite technology - Digital Satellite Phone Terminals, and some via the mobile network. Bear in mind that villages have been brought under the "reach of broadband", and not necessarily been provided broadband services. The Common Services Centers (CSCs) which we've covered before is dependent on BSNL rolling out broadband services. Do recall that Aruna Sundararajan, CEO of the CSC…
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