BSNL To Provide 1000 MBPS Mega Speed Internet Soon
44 capital cities of the country will come under the scheme in the first phase
Mumbai: To compete with the private telecom companies, the government owned BSNL is all set to attract customers with ultra speed internet service. At present, under ‘BSNL Fibre to Home’ scheme BSNL is providing 100 MBPS speed the internet. In the proposed plan, the company is planning to provide 100 times faster internet, which means 1000 MBPS.
Union Minister for Telecom Manoj Sinha said that for the future generation, the government owned BSNL will provide an opportunity to download 1000 data MB data per second through the optical fiber technology. At present 100 MBPS internet is being provided under Fibre to Home scheme and this capacity will be increased by four-times soon. NGTH technology is being installed for the purpose. This would cover 44 capital cities of the country under Ultra speed internet service. He also assured that 100 more cities will be added to the list under the project.
BSNL chief general manager (CGM) Anil Kumar Jain said the company is offering a top speed of 24 megabits per second for fixed line broadband connection and 100 Mbps speed on FTTH network.
“With this up gradation, we will be able to provide a connection with a speed of up to 1 gigabit per second on FTTH networks in all state capitals and other top cities,” Jain said.
This project will be implemented within three years and the government would implement around Rs 330 crore for the purpose, he said.