Reasons You Should Consider to Upgrade Your Broadband Plan

With the upgrades of devices having LTE, Wi-Fi calling, and with the pandemic on the loose, the needs of video calling with multiple people at once, applications like Houseparty which help you stream and chat at the same time have also shot up bandwidth demand.

Highlights

  • In the last few years, the number of streaming services has grown by multifold.
  • Depending on the family members, the streaming needs also differ from age to age and even interests.
  • This streaming requires a lot of data and high bandwidth to ensure good quality on all devices.

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Broadband Upgrade

The Fibre to the Home broadband offering is something that has penetrated the broadband market in recent years. Since the last few years, many companies in India have started offering massive speeds which go in the range of 100 Mbps to even 1 Gbps. While a connection of 1 Gbps might be overkill for a normal household, but a lot of homes having a broadband connection with speeds of 100 to 200 Mbps is certainly not unheard of. Unfortunately, while the habits of the consumers, and the digital ecosystems have drastically evolved, there are a lot of broadband subscribers who are still stuck up on their old plans which offer subpar speed or insufficient data. If you have been having thoughts about changing your broadband plans and more specifically upgrading it, and you are someone who is on the edge about doing it, then read ahead to find out the answer to your questions.




Streaming Services

In the last few years, the number of streaming services has grown by multifold. There is Amazon Prime, and Netflix, and Disney+ Hotstar as the three big names, but besides these, there are other services like MX Player, EROS NOW, ALT Balaji, and more. Depending on the family members, the streaming needs also differ from age to age and even interests. This means that at any given time, there might be a few people streaming content all day long at your home. This streaming requires a lot of data and high bandwidth to ensure good quality on all devices.

Smart Home Devices and Stable Connection

With the upgrades of devices having LTE, Wi-Fi calling, and with the pandemic on the loose, the needs of video calling with multiple people at once, applications like Houseparty which help you stream and chat at the same time have also shot up bandwidth demand.

There is also a proliferation of smart devices with people’s lighting connections, refrigerators, and other devices being connected to the internet at all times. Such a smart home requires a high bandwidth device as well. Lastly, if you are someone who would want a simple uninterrupted connection that is stable during your work and entertainment, a plan up-gradation is something that you should consider.

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