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The numbers in Andhra Pradesh are just amazing

C isco Systems designs, makes, and sells the routers, switches, and other networking equipment with which businesses connect their computers, manage data centers, and access the Internet. Since its founding in 1983 as a maker of multiprotocol routers, it has survived every market change through aggressive acquisition, sometimes of competing technologies. John Chambers, who led much of Cisco’s growth, retired as CEO in 2015, after 20 years, but continues to serve as executive chairman. Jason Pontin,  MIT Technology Review’ s editor in chief, spoke to Chambers in India, where he was conferring with Narendra Modi about the prime minister’s campaign to bring Internet access and services to the country’s vast population. What are the challenges in giving online access to nearly everyone in the world? The number one objective is that people who make the investment in digitization, whether they are governments or service providers, get a reasonable return. Some programs have not mov

Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu launches Fiber Grid Project in Vizag

The AP FiberNet will give connection at Rs.149 per month for an 15 Mbps line to 1.3 crore households. Officials will get 100 Mbps connection at Rs.999 per month. Andhra Pradesh will usher in a revolution in the form of knowledge power, said Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Niadu launching Fiber Grid Project in Visakhapatnam on Thursday. It will be a trend-setter and is the first step towards that, said the Chief Minister. He said that smart classrooms will be a reality, and e-learning will be make studying easy. After launching the Fiber Grid project being implemented at a cost of Rs.333 crore, the Chief Minister spoke to students of Parawada Zilla Parishad School. A 10th Standard student Prasanti, said net connectivity will help them study well. The officials also showcased its usefulness in the field of Telemedicine by connecting the Primary Health Centre of Sabbavaram with doctors of King George Hospital here. "Its amazing to watch. Andhra Pradesh is pio