4G services on trial basis in one district each of Jammu and Kashmir division: Centre to SC

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4G services on trial basis in one district each of Jammu and Kashmir division: Centre to SC


NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday told

the Supreme Court

that a special committee looking into the issue of internet restoration in

Jammu and Kashmir

has decided to provide

4G

internet access on a trial basis in limited areas of the union territory after August 15.

A bench headed by Justice N V Ramana was told by Attorney General K K Venugopal, appearing for the Centre, that the committee has decided that trial will be done in one district each in Jammu and Kashmir division.

He said that the Committee has decided that access to 4G internet in J-K will be given in a calibrated manner and outcome of the trial will be reviewed after two months.

The bench also comprising Justices R Subhash Reddy and B R Gavai said this is a fairly good stand on the part of the respondents (Centre and J-K administration).

High speed internet service in J-K was suspended in August last year when the Centre announced r

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