capable of providing speed and capacities which would be about 10 times higher than what is possible through the current 4G services.
The Cabinet also decided to double the number of traditional Microwave backhaul carriers in the existing frequency bands of 13, 15, 18 and 21 GHz bands.
The government noted that Broadband, especially mobile broadband, has become an integral part of the daily lives of the citizens.
This received a big boost through the rapid expansion of 4G services across the country since 2015.
Eighty crore subscribers have access to broadband today compared to ten crore subscribers in 2014.