NOFN Project- Shaping India into a Digitally Empowered Nation


NOFN (National Optical Fibre Network )Project is the World’s largest rural broadband connectivity project through optical fiber. All 250K Gram Panchayats in India to be connected with a minimum bandwidth of 100 Mbps on optical fiber by this project. Hence, NOFN is opening a new avenue for large rural population coverage (about 900 Millions) for Telecom Services. Through NOFN, non discriminatory access infrastructure for all Service Providers will be provided. Under this project, Approx. 6 lakh Kms of new incremental optical fiber cable to be laid. Indigenous equipment design by C-DOT and manufacturing under “Make in India” is one of the bright feature of the project. It has a High capacity Network Management System and Network Operation Centre. Hence NOFN has potential to transform many aspects of rural lives by providing internet, video, data and telephony services and enabling education, business, health, e-governance, entertainment etc. to every household.  

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