Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Telecommunications and Electronics and Information Technology has inaugurated next generation network telephone exchange at New Bihar Vidhan Mandal and Bharat AirFibre service at Danapur Telephone Exchange in Bihar.

The Next Generation Network Telephone exchange is an optical fibre facility which will serve to the additional demand for reliable wireline and broadband services. This exchange has a capacity of 512 telephone wireline and 128 broadband connections which can further be increased.

Further, the Bharat AirFibre will help in providing faster and reliable internet services in the rural area and with speed at par with high-speed fibre, fibre-to-the-home (FTTH), and will serve upto 6 Km area. This facility works on the unlicensed spectrum and has very less interference.

The minister also added that as many as 50 AirFibre sector antennas would be deployed in Bihar within next six months.