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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
3/25/2018 5:11:45 PM
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Re: India Fiber
Yes, one might wonder if India will continue servicing the cities and leaving the towns and rural areas out of the fiber planning. And I would guess that some of the geography let alone the lack of populations without much financial resources will play a big part is were fiber ultimately goes.

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freehe
freehe
3/19/2018 9:45:43 PM
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Fiber in India
How will India bring fiber to many of the remote areas in India. Will the facility just provide fiber to schools, hospitals, colleges, etc.? There are too many variables to see how this will be facility will be feasible and effective.

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freehe
freehe
3/19/2018 9:44:00 PM
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India Fiber
I am curious of the projected sales from this facility. I have worked with several colleagues from India in my career and it is a very poor country. Most areas do not have bathrooms, roads, traffic lights, etc. How will they install fiber in areas that don't have roads or basic infrastructure.

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freehe
freehe
3/19/2018 9:42:11 PM
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Indian Facility Fiber
It is great that India is building a factory. I wonder if other countries have built a factory or though of building one. I am curious how they will provide access and implement security measures for international customers.

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DonBrowne
DonBrowne
3/19/2018 7:00:32 AM
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Re: Feed the Need
With the new plant it appears that output will be more than doubling, as the "new factory's results will be about the same output as the vendor's Goa factory." While demand is great will they be able to sell that much fiber product?

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afwriter
afwriter
3/13/2018 5:56:42 PM
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Re: Feed the Need
As long as the facility is safe this seems like a win for the global economy as well as for India. Having the building open in a year seems ambitious but definitely within the realm of possibility. 

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Alison Diana
Alison Diana
3/13/2018 3:59:21 PM
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Feed the Need
This is a smart move by an obviously motivated company. In reading background information before writing this article, I learned of the many government-funded broadband initiatives in place in India; they alone, it appears, would make manufacturing fiber a great business proposition. When you add commercial business opportunities within that country to international drivers, it's understandable why they're looking to build this new facility within approximately one year.

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