Broadband

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ACT Fibernet Takes A New Avatar, Changes Brand Logo

ACT Fibernet Takes A New Avatar, Changes Brand Logo

February 15, 2019 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

India’s largest fibre based internet service provider ACT Fibernet has taken up a new avatar. The company has launched its new brand identity with the unveiling of the logo and tagline ‘Feel the Advantage’. “The rebranding initiative is a strategic component of ACT Fibernet to becoming the most admired in-homeRead More

Verizon India Gets Virtual Network Operator License From DoT

Verizon India Gets Virtual Network Operator License From DoT

February 8, 2019 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

Verizon India, the Indian unit of US telecom operator Verizon has been granted Unified License (UL) for virtual network operator by the Department of Telecommunications or DoT. The operator got the VNO license as an ISP or internet service provider, the company said in a statement. The VNO license allowsRead More

Hughes Bags Rs 100 Cr Deal To Provide Satellite Broadband To Indian Navy

Hughes Bags Rs 100 Cr Deal To Provide Satellite Broadband To Indian Navy

December 20, 2018 at 11:50 am 0 comments

VSAT services provider Hughes Communications Thursday said it has bagged a contract worth Rs 100 crore to provide satellite based broadband connectivity to the Indian Navy. Under the year-long contract, Hughes will supply the solution to power broadband satellite services across the Navy’s mainland and island sites. “We are proud toRead More

ACT Fibernet To Offer Broadband Connectivity For GamerConnect

ACT Fibernet To Offer Broadband Connectivity For GamerConnect

December 14, 2018 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

ACT Fibernet or Atria Convergence Technologies on Friday announced its partnership with GamerConnect, an Indian technology gaming platform, as their official ‘Connectivity Partners’. As part of the tie-up, ACT Fibernet will provide high-speed fiber broadband to the overall infrastructure for the two-day event that will be held on 15th- 16thRead More

Public WiFi Could Generate $20 Bn For India’s GDP Next Year

Public WiFi Could Generate $20 Bn For India’s GDP Next Year

July 5, 2018 at 9:17 am 0 comments

Public Wi-Fi or the WiFi services offered to public at public places can help the industry contribute additional $20 billion revenue to India’s GDP by 2019, a report by consulting firm Analysys Mason predicts. It adds, from 2019 onward, the public WiFi would add around $10 billion annually to theRead More

Airtel Broadband Launches 300 Mbps Plan

Airtel Broadband Launches 300 Mbps Plan

April 9, 2018 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel on Monday said it has launched a new high speed broadband plan that offers speed of up to 300 mbps. The new Airtel broadband plan is offered over WiFi under its FTTH (fiber to the home) services. The plan offers 1200 GB of high speed data at 300Read More

India’s Mobile Internet Speed Among The Slowest In World

India’s Mobile Internet Speed Among The Slowest In World

March 27, 2018 at 6:31 am 0 comments

Despite technological innovations, government’s allocation of ample spectrum and customers’ keenness in having high-speed broadband, India’s mobile internet speed remains among the slowest in the world. So much so that the country is lagging behind Sudan, Cote d’Ivoire and Syria – countries with one of the poorest economies. India’s rank forRead More

BSNL 1199 Plan Offers Unlimited Data For Entire Family

BSNL 1199 Plan Offers Unlimited Data For Entire Family

March 22, 2018 at 11:18 am 0 comments

State run telecom operator BSNL is leaving no stone unturned to keep pace with its competitors, be it Jio, Airtel or Vodafone. To retain its subscribers and keeping the rivals at bay BSNL has launched a new tariff plan ‘BSNL 1199 plan’ at the cost of Rs 1199 per month.Read More

Nokia Bags IP-MPLS and GPON Contract From Spectra

Nokia Bags IP-MPLS and GPON Contract From Spectra

March 1, 2018 at 6:17 pm 0 comments

Nokia has bagged a contract from Spectra to deploy IP/MPLS routing and GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network) fiber solutions for the broadband operator’s network that would help it offer high-performance broadband services. With the improved network Spectra is planning to offer 1 Gbps broadband services with unlimited bandwidth to bothRead More

Huawei Launhces 5G Wireless Router For Home

Huawei Launhces 5G Wireless Router For Home

February 16, 2018 at 9:43 am 0 comments

Huawei Thursday said it has launched a 5G wireless router and the customer premise equipment (CPE) has been put on trial with Canadian operator Telus to bring “wireless to the home” (WTTH) 5G service. The trial is taking place in downtown Vancouver’s “5G Living Lab,” a co-venture with Telus andRead More