The National Broadband Mission was launched on 17 December 2019 to fast track growth of digital communications infrastructure, bridge the digital divide and provide affordable and universal access of broadband for all. The objective of the scheme is to provide broadband access to all villages by 2022. The ambitious project will involve laying down around 30 Lakhs kilometre route Optical Fiber Cable, increase tower density from 0.42 to 1.0 tower per thousand of population by 2024 and significantly improve quality of services for mobile and internet. The mission envisages Rs 7 lakh crore investment in next 3 to 4 years.
To enable fast track growth of digital communications infrastructure, bridge the digital divide for digital empowerment and inclusion, provide affordable and universal access of broadband for all.
To achieve the vision of National Broadband Mission in the next five years, the main objectives are:
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