Reliance Communications (RCOM) today announced the launch of its high speed wireless Internet EVDO service, “Netconnect Broadband+’’ in 100th city Hassan in Karnataka telecom circle.
Reliance is embarking on the largest and most aggressive Pricing and roll-out of a broadband internet service in India, with coverage extending to more than 150 towns.
The EVDO device is priced at Rs 2299 and will offer 10 GB free data usage for the first month of activation. Netconnect Plus has a downlink speed of upto 3.1 Mbps and a separate uplink speed of upto 1.8 Mbps, offering one of the fastest speeds in wireless broadband at present.
This makes Netconnect Plus best suited for video streaming, video surveillance, rich media content & superior Internet browsing.
Announcing the launch in Hassan, Mr. Swaminathan Hub Head Karnataka, Reliance Communications said, “The launch of Netconnect Plus is an important milestone for Reliance and will act as a catalyst in the government’s effort to drive broadband penetration in India. Reliance Netconnect Plus will significantly enhance the broadband coverage in India and make broadband Internet available to customers in many areas and localities that have been waiting for years to be broadband enabled”.