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Panaji: August 6, 2018

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The Chief Minister, Shri Manohar Parrikar launched Wi-Fi services at Secretariat Complex and Ministers’ Block commissioned and installed by the Department of Information and Technology in collaboration with General Administration Department, Government of Goa, in the presence of Minister for IT and Revenue, Shri Rohan Khaunte today.


Speaking on the occasion, Shri Parrikar said the launch of the project is in pursuance of the Digital Initiative of the Prime Minister, ShriNarendra Modi. Shri Parrikar further said the secured and fast Wi-Fi will help in speeding up the administration work.


Shri Khaunte said that the Government has also plans to extend the Wi-Fi facility to Government Departments, schools, colleges in a phased manner wherever GBBN connectivity is provided. Shri Khaunte further informed that the proposed Wi-Fi solution is scalable upto 10,000 APs, across the state and can be integrated with the GBBN network.


The salient features of Wi-Fi include present internet bandwidth which is 100 Mbps which is scalable upto 10 Gbps and supports voice video and data. Guest users can login using mobile number and can use internet for one hour duration.