Facebook Tying Up With Entrepreneurs To Solve India’s Low-Internet Connectivity Problem

In attempt to end India’s poor connectivity problem, Facebook is tying up with entrepreneurs to set up Wi-Fi hotspots in public places across the country. It’s being called ‘Express Wi-Fi’, the project will provide internet connectivity to people in zero connectivity areas.

“It is similar to the cybercafe model that thrived around a decade back,” Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst and CEO at Greyhound Research said. He added that if the programme is successful then it will contribute to PM Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative.

[Business World]

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Sanchit Vir Gogia: Sanchit is the Chief Futurist, Founder & CEO of Greyhound Knowledge Group, a Global, Organizational Transformation Research, Advisory & Consulting Group. He also serves as Chief Analyst & CEO of Greyhound Research, an Global,Award-Winning, Independent Digital Transformation Research, Advisory & Consulting firm. To read more about him, click here.


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