ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Bridging the Telecom Divide

The growth in urban telephone services in India seen since 1999 has not been matched by growth in rural telephony, leading to a widening digital divide in the country. This article discusses the factors that have contributed to the divide in telecom services and issues associated with creating and sharing a backbone network in rural areas.

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