Rural areas provide vast opportunities in bandwidth and communication, ELCOT managing director Santhosh Babu told students here on Monday.

Speaking at the inauguration of the International Conference on Communication and Computing at the Ramapuram campus of SRM University, Mr. Babu highlighted the work of ELCOT in rural areas, a press release issued by the university said. The two-day conference is being organised by the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), SRM University, Ramapuram campus, in association with the New Delhi based IEEE MTT-S.

SRM University Chancellor T.R. Pachamuthu presided over the function.

Oracle Consulting Solutions Director Bhanu Nalagonda, Kent Chamberlin, professor, New Hampshire University, and Deepak Bhatnagar, chairman, IEEE MTT-S, participated.