Nationwide Broadband in China Expected by 2020

by Dr. Enozia Vakil on  August 18, 2013 at 10:56 PM Lifestyle News
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China is now attempting to attain complete broadband coverage in both rural and urban areas by the year 2020, the government announced..
 Nationwide Broadband in China Expected by 2020
Nationwide Broadband in China Expected by 2020

The move is aimed at achieving WiFi coverage in key public urban areas by 2013 and providing fixed broadband coverage for half of Chinese households by 2015.

On Saturday, the State Council elevated national broadband development as a national strategy and announced a implementation timetable for its development over the coming eight years, Xinhua reported.

This strategy will be carried out in three phases.

A policy on support for information products and services was released Aug 14 in a bid to boost domestic demand and fuel economic growth.

Source: IANS

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