Grace Hopper India Annual Conference Schedule


iConnect: Connecting Citizens through National Broadband Network

November 16 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
LEVEL: Intermediate

**NOTE** The venue for this session is not wheelchair accessible. BharathNet or National Broadband Network is an initiative to get every citizen in the country online. As you can imagine, benefits are innumerable with realization of this dream. As with any big dream and initiative, challenges are also huge. With timelines fast approaching, government, partners, policy makers come together to address this in a creative fashion. This session provides a high level view of what it takes to build such an antharjaal in our magnificent country. This sessions outlines obstacles faced so far, technologies evaluated, funding model and the deployments across various states.