Andhra Pradesh Government Signs Agreements With Alphabet X

The government of Andhra Pradesh has entered into an agreement with the moonshot factory of Alphabet (earlier Google) X to bring the breakthrough Free Space Optical Communication (FSOC) technology in order to provide internet through the government Fibergrid project.

This association with X labs to implement FSOC in AP is first of its kind in the world to provide wireless internet connection at a higher speed of up to 20Gbps and to a distance of up to 20kms.
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  • Andhra Pradesh CM- Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Governor- E.S. L. Narasimhan.

Source- The Economic Times