In the wake of staying shut for over five months, 2G mobile Internet services on postpaid just as prepaid phones will be restored in the Kashmir Valley from Saturday however must be used to get to 301 sites endorsed by the Jammu and Kashmir organization, an official request said.
2G Mobile Internet Services Restored in Kashmir
As per the notification issued by the home department of the Jammu and Kashmir organization, access to the Internet with 2G speed on Smartphones will continue from January 25.
Access will be constrained uniquely on whitelisted sites and social media apps will keep on staying beyond the field of play for the Valley’s’ occupants, it stated, including, data services will be accessible on postpaid just as prepaid sim cards.
The move comes within a week of administration to the organization requesting restoring of prepaid mobile services in the Valley and resumption of 2G mobile data service on whitelisted sites over the Jammu division.
The sites affirmed incorporate web search tools and those related to banking, instruction, news, travel, utilities, and work.
The latest development comes after the Supreme Court, in a significant ruling on January 10, asked the Jammu and Kashmir organization to review within seven days all orders forcing checks in the Union Territory.
The Supreme Court descended vigorously on the UT organization for self-assertively closing down the Internet, the office depicted as a basic right by the Supreme court.
Internet services, landline and mobile phones were snapped across Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of the Center’s’ declaration to scrap special status of the recent state and its bifurcation into Union Territories on August 5.
While the vast majority of the services aside from mobile Internet were restored in Jammu within seven days, Kashmir saw the restoration of landlines and postpaid mobile services and Internet facilities for essential services like hospitals in phases.