BSNL extends Sunday Free Calling “on popular demand”

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd or BSNL, the state-owned telecom operator, said it has cancelled its order to stop unlimited free calls on its landlines on all Sundays. The order was issued two weeks ago and had said that the facility of unlimited free calling on Sundays would be abolished from February. On Saturday, the company […]

Bharti Airtel slashes home broadband tariff ahead of Jio Fiber launch

Ahead of the launch of Jio Fiber by Reliance, Bharti Airtel slashed its home broadband prices with a new set of cheaper plans. The new plans now offer up to 100% more high speed data benefits within the same monthly rentals, the company said. Existing customers will be upgraded to the new benefits automatically within […]

Airtel Broadband to upgrade users to 40 Mbps V Fiber plans to beat Reliance Jio

Airtel Broadband, India’s second largest wired broadband service, will upgrade nearly all its DSL customers to its new ‘V Fiber’ vectorization technology that offers speeds of 40 Mbps, compared to 4-8 Mbps under the traditional ADSL 2 technology. Company CEO Gopal Vittal said this would make the copper-based offering more competitive with fiber-based offerings from […]

Bharti Airtel increases broadband speed to 100 Mbps, makes all calls free on landline

Bharti Airtel has introduced a new fiber technology in its core network that can help deliver speeds of up to 100 Mbps on its fixed broadband lines. It is the biggest private sector player in wired internet in India. The new technology, called Vectorization, will make its impact felt in 87 cities where Airtel’s broadband […]