The Indian government has a dream. Of 10 million public WiFi hotspots dotting the country by 2022. It said as much in the National Digital Communications Policy, 2018. 

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) believes it knows how to make this come true. It even goes a step further. Trai wants users to be able to transition seamlessly between hotspots as they go about their days.

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Pratap is based out of Delhi and covers policy and myriad intersections with the other sectors, most notably technology. He has worked with Governance Now for seven years, reporting on technology, telecom policy, and the social sector.

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