World Telecommunication And Information Society Day Observed Today

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is being observed today to raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) can bring to societies and economies.

On this day, the country celebrates its extraordinary digital journey of empowering its citizens and its emergence as a global leader in the digital sphere.

In recent years, the Indian telecom sector has witnessed significant developments, setting the stage for a transformative era.

Today India has 99 per cent coverage footprint in 4G with over 6 lakh villages covered in 4G and around 4.42 lakh 5G base station transceivers.

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Driven by unprecedented data consumption, a vast user base, and a policy-friendly environment, the country continues to foster industry growth and start-up innovation.

The Department of Telecommunications is also establishing strategic international partnerships and collaborations to build a world-class telecom ecosystem.

This effort will enhance global connectivity and position India as a global leader in digital innovation and infrastructure.

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