In a new development, ACT Fibernet has reported the launch of 1Gbps wired broadband Internet service in India. The first city to get such high speeds is Hyderabad, with a 1TB (terabyte) FUP cap on high-speed data evaluated at Rs. 5,999 every month. ACT Fibrenet has likewise declared that it arrangements to present its 1Gbps wired Internet benefit in 10 other Indian urban communities soon.
The organization says that it is looking to target new companies, retail outlets, and Internet organizations, and claims that the new service will disrupt and lead technological growth in the nation. With these speeds, clients can download a full motion picture in a matter of seconds. Focused primarily in South India, ACT (Atria Convergence Technologies Pvt Ltd.) is the third biggest non-telco ISP in India in the wired broadband category with a client base of 1.2 million. Headquartered in Bangalore, it has operations in 11 cities across India.
Speaking on the launch, Bala Malladi, CEO, ACT Fibernet said in an announcement, “With our citizens and the government moving towards the Digital India movement, high speed internet is the need of the hour. With the launch of our 1 Gbps broadband internet service, it gives me immense pride to transform this dream into reality. The city of Hyderabad is apt for our maiden launch as it has some of the best technology brands, educational institutions and a vibrant economy.We are confident this product will change the way web is now being consumed at large and this will fast track the government’s newest target to connect all its 23 million Telangana residents through the Internet by 2018”.
Reliance Jio is reportedly also testing its broadband fiber network to the home (FTTH) wired network, called Reliance Jio GigaFiber, in Pune and Mumbai. The Reliance Jio broadband’s FTTH network will likewise offer network speeds of up to 1Gbps to subscribers, however there is no word on a commercial launch yet.