CPSCs are the access points for delivery of essential public utility services, social welfare schemes, healthcare, financial, education and agriculture services, apart from host of B2C services to citizens in rural and remote areas of the country. With this, the insurance regulator would leverage the existing network of common public service centres to distribute insurance policies in rural areas. The insurance regulator said that the licenses would be valid for three years which can be renewed 30 days prior to the date of expiry.
Reliance Jio played a key role in increasing 4G penetration in India, helping the rural population get 83 million 4G subscriptions out of the total million 4G subscribers by Decembera new report said on Tuesday. According to the market research firm CyberMedia Research CMR35 percent of the 4G subscribers in India will use a 4G-enabled feature phone bytaking the total 4G subscribers to million. Jio also made the incumbents ramp up their technology as they invested more in 4G networks.
Their needs, aspirations, spends are completely different. Sometimes financial inclusion norms mandate — selling targeted amount of financial products to rural customers. RuralClassifix can also be used in any vertical to understand rural penetration and further by various attributes like agriculture, weather etc.
LPG connection target raised from 50 million households to 80 million. The LPG: Catalyst of Social Change—II conclave in Ranchi held early this week brought together an assortment of government officials, executives, civil society groups, academia social workers and women, who have availed of the scheme, to assess the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana. The flagship programme of the current government that aims to provide households below poverty line with free LPG connections was one of the few schemes that found a place in the budget.
However, with an expected focus on new 5G technologies later this year, mobile internet penetration is likely to increase with better quality data services, says the report. With an expected focus on new 5G technologies later this year, mobile internet penetration is likely to increase with better quality data services, it said. The report titled Mobile Internet in Indiahighlights that the availability of affordable smart phones and feature phones and better internet connectivity at affordable rates by telecom providers have played a significant role in the adoption of mobile internet in the last one year.
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According to the Nielsen Vietnam Smartphone Insights ReportVietnam has seen stable growth in smartphone ownership in both urban and suburban areas in the mobile browser market share. Director of Consumer Insights Department at Nielsen Vietnam shared that the rapid prevalence of connected devices in Vietnam is inevitable, specifically with respect to smartphones and tablets. Recently, multiple telecommunication operators as well as smartphone brands have provided consumers with abundant choices and good quality products at affordable prices.
TUESDAY, May 21, -- Broadband penetration rates are considerably lower in the most rural counties, especially where access to primary care physicians and psychiatrists is inadequate, according to a study published online May 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Coleman Drake, Ph. Broadband internet access was measured as the county-level fixed broadband penetration rate, defined as the percentage of the county's population with internet access at a download speed of at least 2 MB per second, sufficient to support video-based telehealth visits.