Broadband

This section deals with news and developments around the broadband industry. It covers mobile broadband, fixed broadband, broadband operators, government policies and similar stories around the globe.

India Has More Gigabit Internet Users Than China

India Has More Gigabit Internet Users Than China

May 22, 2017 at 10:47 am 0 comments

Though China is the world’s largest internet market with more than 750 million users, more than double that of India, in terms of high speed broadband, India has more Gigabit internet users than China. India has a total of 9.5 million Gigabit internet users or those who use broadband speedRead More

Konkan Railway Opens Free WiFI Facility At 28 Stations

Konkan Railway Opens Free WiFI Facility At 28 Stations

May 22, 2017 at 9:18 am 0 comments

Konkan Railway that connects Maharashtra to Karnataka has started offering free wifi services at 28 stations across the route. This free wifi service was inaugurated by Railways minister Suresh Prabhu on 21 May from Kudal Railway station. The free wifi facility has been set up by Mumbai based ISP Syscon/Joister.Read More

Airtel Broadband Offers 100% More Data For Same Price

Airtel Broadband Offers 100% More Data For Same Price

May 17, 2017 at 5:25 pm 0 comments

Country’s largest telecom player Bharti Airtel today upgraded its broadband plans and announced to offer 100% more data at the existing data plans. It is applicable across the operators home broadband plans. For instance, the Rs.899 plan in Delhi now offers 60 GB high speed data compared to 30 GBRead More

BSNL To Provide BharatNet Broadband To Rural Post Offices

BSNL To Provide BharatNet Broadband To Rural Post Offices

April 28, 2017 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

State run telecom operator BSNL will offer high speed broadband services to post offices in rural areas using BharatNet, telecom minister Manoj Sinha said today. All three parties – BSNL, Department of Posts and BBNL – have signed a tripartite agreement to make this happen. The MoU signed under theRead More

UTStarcom To Expand Its Footprint In India

UTStarcom To Expand Its Footprint In India

April 26, 2017 at 6:56 pm 0 comments

Telecom equipment firm UTStarcom today announced its plan to increase its investment in India at the event ‘Next Gen Innovation Summit 2017- and Beyond!’. While speaking at the event Tim Ti, Chief Executive Officer, UTStarcom Inc. said, “We have been committed to the Indian communications industry and have been makingRead More

Jio To Launch Its FTTH Service Jio Fiber With Minimum 100 Mbps Speed In June

Jio To Launch Its FTTH Service Jio Fiber With Minimum 100 Mbps Speed In June

April 25, 2017 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

After completely shaken up the mobile broadband space in the country, Reliance Jio is all set to storm your homes with its latest offering -FTTH. And the company is going to launch its FTTH service, Jio Fiber, in June this year, a company source revealed. “We are doing some trialsRead More