Last week, the Indian telecom regulator TRAI issued recommendations to Department of Telecom (DoT), asking it to allow small shop owners, cafes, eateries, malls etc to provide last-mile Internet connectivity, via "Public Data Offices" (PDOs), which provide WiFi hotspots. The idea is to set up Public Data Offices (PDOs)—PCOs that work as WiFi hotspots—across the country, providing “last-mile” or cheaper…
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