ACT Fibernet has made official of its first Gigabit broadband services in Hyderabad, launched 1Gbps at Rs 5999, making it the first Internet Service Provider in the country to launch Gigabit broadband (Giga speeds) for consumers in India. Act Fibernet is although becoming the only services to bring the high speeds at low-cost, and it was launched by Shri. K. Taraka Rama Rao, Minister of IT, Muncipal Administration and Urban Development and Industries (MAUD) of Telangana.
It costs a bit higher per month but naturally, it comes with 1TB FUP after that speed will be throttled to 10Mbps. Installation charges is INR 5000, since 50 to 60 meter of wiring needs to be changed. ACT Fibernet also said that its 1Gbps (one gigabits per second) progression will leapfrog Hyderabad internet speeds to 400x national average, compared to an average speeds in India which is at 2.5Mbps.
Of course, Act Fibernet is the only largest fiber-net broadband provider in twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad with over 60% market share. With that said, the company is also expanding its reach of its 1Gbps wired internet service to be available in all the 11 cities which it operates in coming months.
We are one of the customers using ACT Fibernet’s 75Mbps internet services in the same region aforementioned. We are getting the best FUPs and the speed that you will get is of 8-to-9MB (Mega Bytes) per second.
Commenting on the launch Bala Malladi, CEO, ACT Fibernet said:
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 turn 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 transform the way internet 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
Shri. K. Taraka Rama Rao, Honourable Minister for IT, Municipal Administration and Urban development and Industries, said:
I am extremely pleased to be present here and witness the historic launch of 1Gbps broadband internet service for an entire city in the country. It is my vision to connect our residents through high speed internet and I am sure this product from ACT Fibernet will further help fulfil my vision of making Telangana a tech and digitally advanced hub.