Sep 06, 2018
Z-COM won “Editor’s Choice Award for Most Promising Carrier Grade WiFi Company” at My India WiFi India Summit & Awards 2018 organized by DigiAnalysys in New Delhi.
The Summit was themed “Achieving 10 million WiFi Hotspots by 2018” where multiple senior leaders from the industry converged to ponder a strategy and technology roadmap for growth of WiFi eco-system in India. The summit included launch WiFi Leadership Awards 2018 where multiple innovative and path breaking projects, personalities and companies were facilitated. There were 23 winners in different categories and Z-COM was one of them.
The summit spread across five sessions included subjects of pertinent relevance such as Achieving 10 million WiFi hotspots by 2018; Public WiFi Hotspots in Rural: Opportunities and Challenges; Public WiFi Hotspots in Urban: Opportunities and Challenges; Enterprise WiFi Hotspots: Exploring Monetisation and Enhancing Custom Experience; an E-SIM/In-flight Connectivity/WiFi on the Move: Connecting the Dots.
India has already achieved 100,000 WiFi hotspots and is strongly poised to achieve the target by 2022 based on the strong push from government and other key industry stakeholders. To achieve 10 million WiFi hotspots by 2022, government should focus on WiFi hotspots deployments on more villages and cities. According to estimation, about 6.5 – 7 million WiFi hotspots needs to be deployed in 649,481 villages with a total population of 833 million which will help in transforming lives of farmers and youth. About 3.5 – 3.0 million WiFi hotspots needs to be deployed in 7,935 cities/towns with a total population of 377 million at regional levels across India.
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