Broadband in India

BSNL to Introduce Three New VDSL Unlimited Broadband Plans in all Circles

BSNL will be introducing three new VDSL unlimited broadband plans on 21 July 2014. The 3 new VDSL plans are BBG Speed Combo 1745 VDSL , BBG Super Speed  2845 VDSL and BBG Super Speed Combo 3445 VDSL. These plans will be offering speed ranging from 8 Mbps to 24 Mbps depending the plan you opt the post FUP speed will be 512Kbps . BBG super speed combo 2845 and BBG super

DoT to Submit Final Report on Slow Broadband Speeds, will this bring an end to slow internet in India ?

India ranks on number 118th in terms of slowest broadband speeds globally so that is surely something to worry about for the users and is the slowest in the Asia-Pacific region. This is when the Indian government is looking towards changing the country’s future (read as rural India) through the use of internet. But it is working on improving that and the Department of Telecom will be submitting a report

50 Mbps for Rs. 499 – Hathway’s offering in Hyderabad

Though real rains are yet to reach Hyderabad, it is raining High Speed Internet here. This is evident from Hathway's boards all over - they are advertising 50 Mbps for Rs. 400 (official website shows Rs. 499 though). Hathway is also offering a free Wi-Fi router subject to some terms and we are not sure what they are! Hyderabad's best ISP Beam Fiber has the following plans: Another player You

Unethical Move by BSNL: Customers not Intimated about Major Plan Changes

Earlier last month we had reported about famed BSNL's night unlimited plans going away. The plan changes were so major that users would end up paying a lot for what they usually got for free. The proposed revision is set to completely do away with the night unlimited part and customers would be paying at reduced rates for those times. 1 GB of data download which used to cost nothing

End of a Golden Era: BSNL to do Away with Night Unlimited Broadband Plans?

Anyone who became a BSNL Broadband customer during 2005-2010 would remember Combo 500 Night Unlimited Plan - a plan that used to offer unlimited internet usage during night at 2 Mbps for Rs. 500 + taxes per month along with a huge number of free call units (I believe 175). It was dream come true for many Indian households who could surf and download at great speeds without worrying about

Reliance hikes its Combo Postpaid Broadband tariff

Reliance has always advertised how cheap its broadband and landline plans are (and that's quite true as well). But in a recent move, it has quietly hiked the rates its postpaid combo Broadband tariff. On the flipside, it is providing with calling worth the hike in tariffs with a slight drop coming in the STD calling tariffs too. The Thunder Combo 549/699 have now become Thunder Combo 649/749. The Rs 649 and