Ahmedabad


Ahmedabad

] The Gujarat film and television industry has a small but significant presence in the city.

The state-owned All India Radio is broadcast both on the Medium Wave and FM bands in the city.cite web
author=
publisher=All India Radio
title=requency Schedule for 30 March 2008 to 26 October 2008
url=http://www.allindiaradio.org/schedule/freq_wr.html
accessdate=2008-07-23
] It competes with six private local FM stations — Radio Mirchi (98.3 MHz), Radio City (91.1 MHz), My fm (94.3 MHz), Radio One (95.0 MHz), Gyan Vaani (104.5 MHz) and S FM (93.51 MHz). Satellite radio was launched in the city by WorldSpace in 2005.cite web
publisher=Worldspace Satellite Radio
title=WorldSpace Satellite Radio Lights Up Ahmedabad
url=http://www.worldspace.com/press/11_03_2005.html
date=2005-11-03
accessdate=2006-07-30
] The state-owned television broadcaster Doordarshan provides free terrestrial channels, while two multi system operatorInCablenet and Siti Cable — provide a mix of Gujarati, Hindi, English and other regional channels via cable. Direct broadcast satellite is yet to gain popularity in Ahmedabad. A network of optical fibre cables connects almost the entire city. The city's telephone services are provided by landline and mobile operators such as BSNL, Reliance Infocomm, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and Tata Indicom. Broadband Internet services are provided in most parts of the city by the telecom companies.

References

Further reading


* Muktirajsinhji Chauhan and Kamalika Bose. "History of Interior Design in India Vol 1 : Ahmedabad (2007) "ISBN 8190409603
* cite book
last = Altekar
first = Anant Sadashiv
title=A history of important ancient towns and cities in Gujarat and Kathiawad (from the earliest times down to the Moslem conquest
id = ASIN B0008B2NGA

* Harvard reference
Surname1 = Crook
Given1 = Nigel
Year = 1993
title=India's Industrial Cities: Essays in Economy and Demography
Publisher= Oxford University Press
ISBN = 0195631722

* cite book
last=Rajan
first = K. V. Soundra
title=Ahmadabad
publisher= Archaeological Survey of India
year=1989

* cite book
last = Forrest |first=George William
title=Cities of India
publisher=Adamant Media Corporation
isbn = 0-543-93823-9
ISBN status = May be invalid - please double check

* Harvard reference
Surname1 = Gandhi
Given1 = R
Year = 1990
title=Patel: A Life
Publisher= Navajivan Press, Ahmedabad
ID = ASIN B0006EYQ0A

* cite book
last=Michell
first = George
title=Ahmadabad
publisher=Art Media Resources
year=2003
isbn=81-85026-03-3
ISBN status=May be invalid - please double check

External links

*wikitravel|Ahmedabad
* [http://www.egovamc.com/ Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation]
* [http://www.anysubject.com/1/ahmedabad-gujarat-india-free-guide-to-ahmedabad.asp Ahmedabad City Guide]
* [http://collectorahmedabad.gujarat.gov.in/ Ahmedabad Collectorate]
*coord|23.037399|72.578988|type:city(pop)
* [http://www.auda.org.in/ Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority]

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