Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications (MOITT) approves Rs. 32.13 bln for USF
Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications has approved budget of Rs. 32.13 billion for the Universal Service Fund for the financial year 2022-23 to provide broadband services to unserved and under-served areas.
“In 13 years from 2006 to 2019, the number of USF projects was limited to 59, after which directives were issued to speed-up number of projects and increase the performance, as a result, 65 Broadband Service and OFC projects were launched from 2019 to date which is a record itself,” the official of the ministry of IT said.
He said that as a result of Telecom Policies and provision of broadband services to the unserved and under-served areas.—APP
Source: Pakistan Observer