Bharti Airtel has launched VDSL (Very-high-speed digital subscriber line) broadband services in Hyderabad. The telco is providing connections of up to 40Mbps, as per a press communication.
In line with their data usage and requirements, Airtel customers can choose from an array of tariff plans for VDSL connections. First among these is the Ultrasonic 3999 plan, which has a 200GB data cap along with 2,000 free voice minutes. The other plan, Ultrasonic 3299, offers 100GB of usage along with 1,000 free voice minutes
Announcing the launch, Sharlin Thayil, CEO – Andhra Pradesh, Bharti Airtel, said,
We are delighted to introduce 40 Mbps speed – the fastest wireline broadband service on next generation VDSL technology. The all new Ultrasonic 40Mbps plans on Airtel offers the fastest Broadband speed available for customers and will allow data savvy customers to upgrade from the now prevalent 16Mbps speeds they have enjoyed thus far. This plan will allow customers the convenience to download movies in a few minutes, stream high definition videos, online multiplayer gaming, download rich content, upload photos and videos instantly and lots more.
Subscribers can also opt for value-added services like parallel ringing, PC Secure (Anti-Virus software), games on demand, LearnNext and more. Note that customers will have to buy a VDSL-compatible modem to avail of the broadband connection.
After launching its 4G services in Pune in October, Airtel launched prepaid and postpaid 4G services in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula last week. Airtel’s 4G network will be using LTE technology to deliver access to fast data services. Commenting on the occasion, Jagbir Singh, CTO and Director, Network Services Group-Bharti Airtel, said,
The much awaited launch of Airtel 4G services fulfills a huge market requirement and will give customers in Chandigarh the power to upgrade to cutting edge 4G LTE technology – the most advanced wireless broadband experience available across the globe today. This launch is another first by Airtel that further enhances the footprint of mobile broadband in India. We are optimistic about the potential of Airtel 4G services and invite our data savvy customers in Punjab to enjoy this world class data experience.