India Mobile Congress 2023: A major technological advance for India was disclosed by Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman of Bharti Enterprises and the man behind Bharti Airtel, during his speech at the 7th India Mobile Congress.
Sunil Bharti Mittal at the India Mobile Congress 2023
In addition to linking rural and isolated places with the aid of the Universal Services Obligation Fund, he stated that satellite technology now makes it possible to connect the entire nation. “OneWeb constellation is ready to serve the globe and is ready to serve the country. Anybody, anywhere in the country, in remote parts or in difficult areas, wherever they are located can be connected from next month,” Mittal said.
With the help of satellite communication technology, India’s digital gap might be closed, allowing for the connection of even the most remote areas, promoting economic growth, and revolutionising communication inside the country.
Mittal’s declaration opens up a universe of possibilities for networking, communication, and advancement and represents a turning point in India’s technology environment.
What is OneWeb?
A division of the Eutelsat Group, Eutelsat OneWeb offers broadband satellite Internet services in low-earth orbit. With offices in Virginia, the US, and a joint venture with Airbus Defence and Space, Airbus OneWeb Satellites is a satellite manufacturing facility in Florida. The company is based in London.