Access to Internet - Kerala
November 12 , 2019
- The Kerala Cabinet approved a fiber optic network project to provide “free” high-speed internet connection to around 2 million BPL (below poverty line) households in the state.
- The Kerala government has already promised to make internet access a ‘citizen's basic right’.
- Only a few countries such as Finland, Estonia, France, Spain, Greece, and Costa Rica have declared the internet as a basic human right.