Teleservices Limited has won the Tamil Nadu government''s
order to offer internet connectivity in 1,800 higher
secondary schools. In three months time the schools,
sizeable number of them located in remote villages will
be able to connect to the Internet.
S Ramakrishna, general manager, enterprise business
group (South), "The order is for our V data cards
and USB modems totalling 2,500 units."
the order size is not large, Tata Teleservices hopes
to see some
money in the actual usage by the schools. According
to Ramakrishna, the expected usage charges from each
school are around Rs750 per month. "During the
initial period the usage will be low."