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ACT Fibernet has launched its high speed fibre broadband services in Jaipur and Lucknow, as the race to offer streaming-friendly fixed line connectivity hots up in India.

ACT Fibernet logo 4 March 2019Some 525 million people in India subscribe to broadband  - either by mobile or fixed line services - a rise of 3.18% from October to November 2018.

“India is the largest consumer of data globally, surpassing China, USA and Japan. Mobile communication has emerged as a frontrunner in accelerating India’s digital transformation. However, over 65% of Indians are still offline, outlining the untapped potential of broadband,” said EY in its report with CII, #Broadband2020 - Unlocking a Trillion Dollar Digital Economy.

Bala Malladi, CEO, Atria Convergence Technologies (ACT) said: “We believe with our pioneering speed and next generation fibre broadband technology, we will help our customers feel the advantage of speed and explore new possibilities in the virtual space. Our goal is to enable them to have an enhanced home internet broadband experience with streaming, gaming, video calling, and much more, in real time with uninterrupted connectivity.”

The ACT Silver plan will offer 100 Mbps speed with 500GB FUP limit, while the company’s Gold plan will offer 150 Mbps with 1000GB FUP limit.

Installation charges for ACT Fibernet’s broadband connection are being waived for the first 30 days after launch. As another launch incentive, customers subscribing to any of the broadband plans for a period of six months will get a month’s complimentary broadband internet connectivity along with 300 GB additional data over the subscription period. For those taking out a year’s subscription, two months worth of complimentary broadband connectivity will be thrown in, along with 1200 GB additional data over the subscription period.

According to Cisco visual network index study, video will continue to dominate IP traffic and overall internet traffic growth—representing 80% of all internet traffic by 2021, up from 67% in 2016. Globally, there will be nearly 1.9 billion internet video users (excluding mobile-only) by 2021, up from 1.4 billion in 2016. The world will reach 3 trillion Internet video minutes per month by 2021.