Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is planning to implement the internet facilities in each home, under the scheme ‘internet connectivity to every household’ it will be provided by the Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation for low cost along with Internet Protocol Television (IPTV). It also planning to launch this union government’s BharatNet scheme, a high-speed digital highway, to link 12,524 village panchayats through optic fibre cables at a cost of Rs 3,000 crore.
Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation (TACTV) got Internet Service Provider Licence (ISP) from the union IT ministry and also it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian Rail Tel for providing high-speed broadband internet services.
Nearly 552 local cables TV operators are operating with the Arasu Cable TV Corporation are providing service. Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa added, Further, “I am happy to announce that Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) services will also be provided along with high-speed broadband and other internet services.Along with this scheme, it will announce more 300 schemes once it is implemented, So far 20 million internet connections are operated in the state, when compared to the Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh which are standing in the top list with 38.78 million and 22.90 million subscribers
.From the information of the sources to implement this service Arasu Cable TV Corporation the subscriber base of 70.52 lakh, they have to purchase the required bandwidth from international players which can be installed in the 2 lakh government buildings.
At present 10,034 centres are running by the government to facilitate its services. Sources added, “Additional procurement of equipment would be necessary at the four digital high-end centres covering the entire State before the internet services could be rolled out.”
With this movie in the city will tap more revenue from homes in urban areas, There are plans to provide video-on-demand services. We can expect these will be powered in the coming year.