Idukki in Kerala was declared the country’s first district with high-speed rural broadband network on Jan 12, 2015. All the village panchayats in the high range district including Idamalakkudi, the only tribal village panchayat in the State now have the broadband connectivity. The internet connectivity with a bandwidth of 100 Mpbs is part of the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) under the Rural Connectivity Project launched by Department of Telecom, Ministry of Communications & IT, Govt of India.