Staff Reporter

The Hindu in association with Idea organising the event

VISAKHAPATNAM: The Hindu in association with Idea Cellular Ltd will take out a rally on the beach road on May 17 at 6.30 a.m. on the occasion of World Telecommunication Day.

The rally will be flagged off at RK Beach by M.V. Ramana, Managing Director of CMR Group. Deputy General Manager of Idea Cellular Arun Jayant and T.V. Suresh, Regional General Manager, The Hindu, Vizag will attend.

The day is observed on May 17 to help raise awareness of possibilities that the use of Internet and other information and communication technologies could bring to society.

A spokesperson for Idea Cellular said they are operating in 22 telecom circles in India with a commitment to bridge the digital divide. It is the third largest GSM company in the country and Idea AP was honoured with the best network award by TRAI.