Submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Andaman and nicobar inaugurated
This will provide “high-speed broadband connectivity and also boost local economy”. PM Modi also said by tweeting “Inauguration of the submarine Optical Fibre Cable in Andaman and Nicobar Islands ensures: High-speed broadband connectivity. Fast and reliable mobile and landline telecom services. Big boost to the local economy. Delivery of e-governance, telemedicine and tele-education.”
Total length of 2300 kms long submarine cable will be deployed.