ISRO To Launch 3 Satellites To Improve Internet Connectivity In Rural India

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has announced to launch three more satellites in order to provide rural areas across the country with high-speed bandwidth connectivity. Last week, ISRO made an announcement regarding this which will flag off under the umbrella of the Digital India programme of the government of India.

India, with the vision to provide best and the fastest internet speed and connectivity to its citizens, is consistently trying hard to leave no stone unturned to achieve their goals. After tapping urban India, telecom companies and IT departments are now eyeing on to reach out the population of rural areas and provide them glitch free internet services with the beginning of next year.

When will ISRO launch three more satellites

With a vision to come at par with its international contemporaries, ISRO’s three to be launched satellites will work to achieve connectivity of fastest bandwidth. As told to IANS, a news agency, Chairman of ISRO informed that these three satellites will be launched in a series over the next six months and AGSAT 20, GSAT 11 and GSAT 29 are what they will be called. The first satellite will be launched in the month of January 2019. With it, ISRO will launch a window for Chandrayaan- 2 that will begin from January 3, 2019, to February 16, 2019.

Apart from these three, ISRO had already launched 19 more satellites in the past and now plans to launch observation satellites as well as communication satellites soon. However, ISRO is now boasting to undergo rocket launch mission on every second week.

ISRO’s other achievements in the outer space

Talking about other accomplishments of ISRO, last week it has successfully launched two British satellites for earth observation in the orbit whose revenue came out to over Rs.220 Crore. By putting, two UK satellites NovaSAR and S1-4 in copybook style, ISRO has proved India’s competence and ability amongst other international competitive countries who are working towards the futurist approach in space.

ISRO is now preparing to commercially launch next PSLV rocket as a carrier of Indian satellite along with other 30 small satellites belonging to other countries in the space.

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