Government needs to focus on competition in the last mile.
Competition is strong in India. But perceptions of low or no rural demand are partly responsible for low traction on connectivity. If demand is low, revenues are likely to be low. The business case gets further weakened, if costs in currently unconnected areas are high. It is reasonable to assume that the connectivity to all of India’s villages, towns and cities through broadband will be achieved by competition among private operators.
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