Connect Broadband Sets Up Netflix Cache Grid at Mohali, Promises Better Experience for Netflix Viewers

The Punjab area dominating company, Connect Broadband has deployed a new Netflix Cache Grid at Mohali. This step by the broadband service provider is expected to enhance the speed of Netflix access on the network is also likely to improve the customer viewing experience. This cache grid is going to use internet peering with Netflix’s data centres to enable faster and more reliable content delivery. As per Connect Broadband’s claims, this new setup will allow users to directly stream titles from service provider’s network, rather than streaming them from Netflix’s servers. Given that Netflix accounts for 40% of the total internet traffic, this move is going to bring improvement in the speed and reliability of the connection. When users request a particular show on the network, the data cache will push the already assembled files from the Connect Data Centre so that users are ensured a buffer free experience.


Regarding this new launch, Mr Arvind Jalota, Chief Business Officer Connect Broadband said, “By deploying the Netflix Cache Grid in Mohali, we aim to give an enhanced customer experience to Connect users watching Netflix shows. Moreover, our experience in streaming technology provides a more sophisticated adaptive streaming experience for our users.”

Connect Broadband’s statement further read “Netflix alone accounts for over 40% of all Internet traffic, in order to manage this heavy load the caches of Netflix catalogue has been put at Mohali, the content is updated daily. The cache is pre-loaded with enough regionally popular titles for Netflix. With this, all Connect Broadband users watching Netflix content will experience High-speed content with no buffer, Video streaming and applications with minimal latency.”

It is worth noting that Connect Broadband which remains a major broadband provider focused in Punjab has also expanded to the territories of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana recently. As such, with a lot of people using Netflix and the growing number of users for the same, the Netflix data cache is going to promise a smoother, faster and much more reliable fixed line experience. Not only that, the use of Connect data centre to avail content directly from Netflix servers will mean an overall notched up experience for Netflix viewers using Connect’s fixed-line service.

Read more on:

Arpit spends his day closely following the telecom and tech industry. A music connoisseur and a night owl, he also takes a deep interest in the Indian technology start-up scene and spends rest of his time spilling poetry and stories on paper.

Leave a Reply

Photo and Image Files
3 Comment threads
2 Thread replies
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
4 Comment authors
Mani Mahesh DhimanAsimAnkuj Kamar ThakarAnirban Mukherjee Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted

What a great initiative by a company which is about to shut down.

Anirban Mukherjee
Anirban Mukherjee

I feel its a breach of net neutrality.

Recent Posts

Should You Buy the Xiaomi Mi A2 at Rs 11,999 or the Slightly Higher Priced Redmi Note 7 Pro?

The Xiaomi Mi A2 was the Chinese manufacturer’s Android One offering last year after the most successful Mi A1. Now,...

Netflix Testing Low-Cost Subscription Plan for Mobile Users in India: Report

It is a long time rumour that Netflix is planning to bring low-cost plans for developing countries like India in...

Reliance Jio GroupTalk: Guide from Setting Up the App to Making Your First Conference Call

A few weeks back, Reliance Jio released a new app under its portfolio which was found to be a unique...