Community radio can be rural ISP4 min read . Updated: 23 Feb 2015, 01:02 AM IST
All community radios are capable of running a wireless broadband Internet community network without the need of any licences
The people in Gop block in Odisha have something more powerful than anyone else in the country has—an FM community radio station (CRS) called Radio Namaskar with a licence to broadcast using a 50-watt transmitter, enough to cover a 20km radius. Sometime in 2011, the local community heard jingles about the government’s integrated child development scheme (ICDS). The local administration responded positively and started provisioning ICDS centres.
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