Optical Fiber Laying: (Govt spending Rs 2.8b for laying optic fiber cables)

ISLAMABAD: The federal government is spending Rs 2.8 billion for laying optic fiber cables and work on this programme is going on at fast track basis.

According to a report, in consultation with provincial governments, 128 tehsils and towns have been identified nationwide, which have no optic fiber connectivity. Under another programme of rural telecom, Rs 3.6 billion will be spent on connectivity of rural un-served areas with rest of country.