50,000 villages in India don’t have mobile network

50,000 villages in India don’t have mobile network

New Delhi: Mobile network has not yet reached around 50,000 villages across the country, the government said Wednesday.
There are many locations in the Northeast, Naxal-hit states, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep where mobile network has not reached yet, Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in Lok Sabha.
“We have never claimed that mobile network has reached all over the country. There are around 50,000 villages where mobile network has not reached,” he said.
The Minister said he has written to all states to inform his Ministry how many of the villages in their state the mobile network has not reached. PTI

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