Bharat Broadband Network Limited
Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL), is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), set up by the Government of India for the Establishment, Management and Operation of NOFN. BBNL has been incorporated as a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) Company under Companies Act’ 1956 on 25/02/2012. The company has been entrusted with the task of spreading high speed Optical Fibre Connectivity with an objective of enabling delivery of broadband based services to the rural population of India. Government of India has approved on 25-10-2011 the setting up of National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) to provide connectivity to all the 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats(GPs) in the country. This would ensure broadband connectivity with adequate bandwidth. This is to be achieved utilizing the existing optical fiber and extending it to the Gram Panchayats. NOFN has the potential to transform many aspects of our lives including video, data, internet, telephone services in areas such as education, business, entertainment, environment, health households and e-governance services. These services will be offered by TSPs/ISPs. VISION "To become the leading company to provide secure, reliable, affordable and high quality connectivity across India." MISSION • To provide 100 Mbps Broadband connectivity to all the Gram Panchayats. • To provide B2B services in a non-discriminatory manner. • To facilitate proliferation of G2C, B2C and P2P Broadband services in rural areas. • To be a catalyst for increasing Broadband penetration in rural areas so as to foster socio-economic development.
|Type: Corporate Member|
|Date Joined: May 12, 2014|
|Principal Contact: Mahabir Singhal|
|TM Forum Engagement Manager: Velika Jovalekic|