Airtel launches 50 Mbps broadband service

Airtel has launched 50 Mbps broadband service at Delhi and Gurgoan on next generation VDSL2 technology.Though India lags far behind in broandband service atleast now the service providers have started launching high speed services in the country.This broadband with 50Mbps speed is the first fastest wireline broadband in the country.
Airtel is soon having plans to extend the service in other main cities like Chennai,Bangalore and Mumbai.

Apart from this 50 Mbps plan Airtel also has a 30 Mbps plan.
Find below the rate for each plan
Airtel 50Mbps – Rs8999($200)
Airtel 30Mbps – Rs7999($170)

But this service is not unlimited.There is a free download of upto 200GB for both the services.There some additional features like free VAS like Parallel Ringing, Website Builder (Basic), PC Secure (Anti-Virus software), Online Storage, Unlimited Gaming on Games on Demand

Airtel launches 4Mbps Unlimited plans at Rs 899


Airtel has launched 4Mbps unlimited plans all over India (subject to availability) as low as Rs 899 ($20) but there is a catch ie after the initial 6GB download/upload limit the line speed reduces to 256 Kbps but still it is unlimited. The 4 Mbps unlimited plans are available in various price band with the 4Mbps speed limit increasing the 4Mbps cutoff.

For Rs 1099 the 4 Mbps limit is till 12 GB, and for Rs 1399 it is 25 GB and at Rs 1799 it is 50 GB. After the initial limit ie after 4 Mbps download limit is exceeded, the connection changes to 256 Kbps unlimited.

With this plan Airtel has become the fastest broadband provider in India in the sub Rs 1000 range.This plan is expected to raise the speed bar in India, as other operators also will be expected to increase the speed.