More than 350 mobile towers will be set up in Meghalaya.


Shillong: More than 350 mobile towers will be set up in Meghalaya to ensure that all villages come under the mobile network, officials said on Sunday.

He said that there are 6,839 villages in Meghalaya out of which 1,164 villages do not come from any mobile network.

The Chief Secretary recently reviewed the implementation of the Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) scheme aimed at providing mobile internet services to 1,164 remote and uninhabited villages in the northeastern state at a cost of Rs 726.65 crore, officials said. To provide

He said that BSNL has approved setting up of 352 mobile towers to ensure coverage of unveiled villages.

A senior BSNL official told PTI, “BSNL has approved the setting up of 346 additional mobile towers in remote villages of Meghalaya besides six mobile towers with NH42 and NH51.” Has given

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