Broadband in India

Exclusive: Airtel to offer unlimited free voice calls to Broadband customers at Rs. 99 per month

After BSNL Airtel will start offering its broadband customers free voice calls to any network at unbeatable prices to any number in India on any network, both fixed line and mobile. 'Customers can enjoy unlimited free local calls with the pack priced at just Rs. 49/- per month and unlimited free STD+local calls at just Rs. 99/- per month to any network, anywhere in the country to both landlines and mobile phones [...]

BSNL Launches Two New Promotional Unlimited Broadband Plans

With an objective to take on other telecom companies, BSNL has introduced two lucrative promotional broadband plans for 90 days only. Both the plans i.e. ‘BBG Combo ULD 1245 VDSL CS55’ & ‘BBG Combo ULD 1845 VDSL CS56’ are available for BSNL users in MP Telecom Circle. Here are the details of these plans- No. Particulars BBG Combo ULD 1245 VDSL CS55 BBG Combo ULD 1845 VDSL CS 1 Monthly [...]

Broadband subscribers base grow 3% in Feb 2015, Wireless broadband still leads

While mobile subscriber base growth has slowed to 0.86% in February, broadband subscriber base in the country registered a impressive growth rate of 3.05% during the month. Broadband subscriber base increased from 94.49 Million at the end of Jan-15 to 97.37 million at the end of Feb-15. Bharti Airtel continues to lead the market with 20.88 million broadband subscribers. Wired Broadband Out of the 97.37 million broadband users, only 15.45 million was on wired broadband. [...]

Reliance Jio to expand public wifi footprint in Kolkata

In Feb 2015 Reliance Jio had set up 4G powered public wifi zone at Park street in Kolkata, now it plans to extend the coverage to 4 more areas in the city. This is in line withWest Bengal chief minister Mamta Banerjee's aim of making the whole of Kolkata a wifi zone. The Chief Minister said that the company has laid down the cable connectivity covering 2,000 km, and around 250-300 [...]

ACT Fibernet offers free WiFi at Inorbit mall in Hyderabad

ACT fibernet which is the rebranding of BEAM fiber offers high speed broadband services in the south Indian cities of Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Nellore, Vijaywada and Elluru. The company is known for its value for money broadband offerings with generous FUP limits. ACT has launched free unlimited wifi with 5Mbps speed for shoppers visiting Inorbit mall in Madhapur area of Hyderabad city in Telangana. People who wish to avail of [...]

Connect Broadband rolls out Enterprise Telecom Services in Haryana

Taking a giant leap, Connect Broadband, the leading Wireline and Broadband service provider announced aggressive expansion plans across the country. Part of $ 5 Billion Videocon Group, Connect Broadband has recently acquired ISP category A license enabling it to offer services to India. Connect Broadband has always been the preferred brand for discerning, broadband, and enterprise customers. We plan to offer our enterprise customers a new and unique proposition that [...]

ACT Fibernet resetting FUP for Hyderabad subscribers to promote online streaming of cricket world cup matches

Bangalore based Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT) provides Internet through Optical Fiber and also provides cable TV services. Due to the tremendous plans they offer, they have been able to grow much faster than their peers. They currently have over 4 Lakh subscribers in Hyderabad and Secundarabad and command a market share of 70 percent. In Bangalore, ACT has close to 1.5 Lakh subscribers, while in Chennai they have reached 5 [...]

NOFN: Will government be able to achieve the targets for NOFN roll-out?

The National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) is an initiative of the Indian Government to provide broadband connectivity to over 2 lakh Gram panchayats of India at a cost of Rs.20,000 cores funded by the Universal Service Obligation Fund(USOF). This project will provide the necessary infrastructure for the broadband services in the rural areas. And also it will become easy for the telecom operators to provide broadband services even in the [...]

BSNL launches new unlimited broadband plan for Hyderabad. Introduces 1GB email account

BSNL has launched a new broadband unlimited plan BBG Combo ULD 611 and BBG Super Speed Combo ULD 995 VDSL plan exclusive for Hyderabad telecom district. Both plans offer unlimited broadband with higher post FUP speeds. BBG Combo ULD 611 offer unlimited broadband at 4Mbps up to 40GB and 1Mbps after crossing 40GB.  The plan come at a monthly fixed charge of Rs 611 including 25 free calls to BSNL network without any fixed charge for telephone. [...]

Airtel becomes India’s largest broadband service provider with 19.19 million subscribers pushing BSNL to the second place with 18.90 million

As per the latest data released by TRAI, Airtel has become India largest broadband service provider. Airtel is also the largest mobile operator in the country. Airtel now has 19.19 million broadband subscribers pushing BSNL to the second place with 18.90 million users. Vodafone is at third spot with 16.65 million users. Idea Cellular and Reliance Communications secured 4th and 5th position with 12.95 million and 7.11 million user base. [...]

BSNL introduces new Unlimited broadband plans for Chattisgarh and extends promotional ones for Gujarat

BSNL has been constantly trying to increase its user base when it comes to broadband services. It has just launched new broadband plans for the Chhattisgarh circle and re-introduced a promotional plan in the Gujarat circle. BSNL has decided to launch new Broadband Plans ‘BBG Combo ULD 1245 CS52’ & ‘BBG Combo ULD 1441 CS53’ on a promotional basis for a period of 90 days. The plans will come into [...]

Airtel to be largest Broadband provider, Vodafone registers 200% growth over the year

Data market is booming in India after smartphones went mainstream back in 2014. For operators, data has become the key revenue at a time when SMS and voice revenues are falling. Today we analyse broadband subscriber addition in India over the past one year to find growth rate for each operator. Wireless broadband leads As per TRAI, broadband is any type of internet which gives more than 512Kbps speeds. This makes 3G,4G and [...]

Asianet increases unlimited broadband plans speed to 700kbps and 1Mbps

Even though government haven't taken any steps towards implementing NTP 2012 recommendation of minimum broadband speed of 2 Mbps by 2015. Asianet has taken a self initiative to increase their unlimited basic broadband plan speeds. Asianet now offer a 700 kbps for its Rs 450 unlimited plan up from 512 kbps and 1 Mbps for Rs 510 unlimited plan from earlier 700 kbps.  Post FUP speed for other unlimited plan still remains [...]

Telecom ministry asks PMO for a nine-month extension for National Optical Fibre Network Project

The telecom ministry has requested the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to extend the deadline for the completion of the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) project by nine months, to December 2016. The Narendra Modi government has already approved the Digital India programme comprising various projects worth about Rs 1 lakh crore to transform the country into a digitally-empowered knowledge economy. The ambitious project worth around Rs 35,000 crore aims to [...]

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