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Govt allows fixed line, 2G mobile Internet connectivity across J&K UT

Govt allows fixed line, 2G mobile Internet connectivity across J&K UT
JAMMU, JANUARY 25- The Jammu and Kashmir Government has allowed mobile data services and internet access through fixed line across the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir from today.
As per the order issued by the Home Department, the internet speed has been restricted to 2G and limited only to the white-listed sites.
 The order directed that "Access will be limited only to white listed sites and not to any social media applications allowing peer to peer communication and Virtual Private Network applications. Further the data services will be available on post-paid mobiles as well as prepaid SIM cards of such holders whose credentials have been verified as per the norms applicable for post-paid connections. For fixed line internet connectivity, access will be limited only after Mac-binding”, says the order.
The order has listed around 300 white listed websites including email services, banking websites, education-related websites, job platforms, entertainment, tour and travel, weather websites etc adding that the white listing of sites shall be a continuous process.
The Administration has also decided to continue the communication/access facilities at e-terminals, internet kiosks for students, tourists, traders etc, says the order.
The directions will remain in force till January 31, 2020, unless modified earlier, reads the order.

 

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