According to Counterpoint Technology Market Research, India’s wireline broadband will have a great future as it offers faster net speed. People are ready to pay more for faster speed. The reports also tells that subscriber base may increase to 26.2 million by 2021 from 18.2 million in 2018, at an annual growth of about 7.6%, with most of the additions likely to be back-ended as infrastructure expands. “Segment may see 44% growth in subscribers in 4 years.”
According to leading broadband player Spectra, it has come up with a plan under which residential broadband customers will get 150 GB data at a speed of 1 Gbps for Rs 799 per month in Delhi-NCR. Spectra also made it clear that it will cover 3 more cities soon. Currently, Spectra provides fixed line broadband services in cities like New Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai and Mumbai.
To give impetus to the Government’s ambitious plan Digital India, the telecom regulator TRAI is in favour of 100 MB free data to users in rural and remote areas; it also wants to boost connectivity and local language content to enable rural people better connect with the rest of India.
Displacing You Broadband, Hathway Cable & Datacom, the leading cable TV and broadband service provider, has now become the fifth largest wired broadband service provider in the country for the month ending 30 September, as per Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) telecom subscription data report.
The leading broadband service provider ACT Fibernethas added 7 more cities in Andhra Pradesh. These cities are: Vijayawada, Vizag, Guntur, Nellore, Tirupati, Eluru and now Rajahmundry. ACT has introduced four broadband plans bundled with free subscription, free wifi routers and additional data offers. Currently, ACT covers 12 cities in the country.
In a major deal, Broadband service provider ACT Fibernet has reached an agreement with the Indian Super League (ISL) club Bengaluru FC to provide broadband connectivity to the club. The project includes providing internet access across the stadium offices, media rooms, fan zones and more, which will enable fans, media partners, officials and players to interact and stay connected at an incredible internet speed.
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