Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), set up by the Government of India for the Establishment, Management and Operation of National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN).
BBNL has been incorporated as a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU)/ Company under Companies Act (1956).BBNL was incorporated on 25/02/2012

To carry on the business of establishment, management and operation of National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) which has been envisaged by the Government of India to provide high speed broadband connectivity to all gram panchayats.
To provide access to bandwidth in a non-discriminatory manner to all eligible service providers to enable them to provide services in rural areas.
BSNL, RailTel, PGCIL, C-DOT, TCIL and NIC are the agencies those are associated with BBNL for NOFN Project implementation. The funding of the project is from Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF).