India still lags behind in terms of fixed broadband speeds and is currently ranked 61st in the world, in terms of fixed broadband, with average download speeds of 24.56 Mbps. However, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Dr. K Sivan claims that broadband users in India will soon get to avail internet speeds of more than 100 Gbps with the launch of three GSAT satellites before the end of next year. Sivan made the statement at the ninth convocation of Gitam, which is deemed to be a university in Hyderabad. He also said that the government of India has approved a budget of Rs 10,900 crore for 30 PSLVs and 10 GSLV Mk-III satellites, which will be launched in the next four years, in addition to more than 50 spacecrafts.
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