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India’s rustic image needs a makeover. Does the answer lie in getting broadband to the rural hinterland of the sub-continental country? If the telecom minister is to be believed, the telecom sector will come out of the recession bruised the least. State telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has tried to bridge the digital divide between urban and rural India. The telco plans to introduce 3G service in 29 cities and towns across the country, hoping to touch the peripheries of small-town and rural India. The service will probably be available with a higher bandwidth covering value-added services such as video conferencing, webconferencing and entertainment. Read more at http://www.itexaminer.com/indian-gdp-growth-relies-on-rural-broadband.aspx

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