Hi everyone, Today i am going to tell you about the BSNL FTTH Broadband plans available for customers all over India. BSNL is a government owned telecom company and it shares around 11% of the total telecom industry. It has good stronghold in terms of number of broadband users if compared with other telecom companies. BSNL has wide network coverage across the states which help it reach in urban as well as in rural areas. However, metro cities like Mumbai and New delhi is controlled by MTNL. BSNL is the oldest telecommunication service provider and is largest provider of fixed line connection telephones in India.
Lately, BSNL launched its FTTH Broadband Technology for its broadband customers. FTTH is (Fiber to the Home), an all new technology which delivers very high speed internet and better communication service than ordinary broadband connection. It can transport the speed of about 100 Mbit/sec. BSNL FTTH Broadband Plans offers services such as Voice, Broadband, IPTV etc. as per the customer”s demand.
What is Fiber Technology?
The Fiber technology is advance broadband technology which is based on a cable which is made up of unbelievable thin strands of glass or plastics called as optical fibers and each optical fiber can carry something like thousands of call which means a cable is able to carry millions of calls.The fiber optics cable carry data through the light technology which includes total internal reflection effect for transportation.
Due to the capacity of these thin strands( thicker less than our hair), a single fiber optics cable can distribute its bandwidth to many homes and offices in its way of installation.
This technology doesn’t require any special installation or software which makes it trouble free to use.
Other than Internet, There are other add-on service which can be availed by the user like:
- On demand Video and Audio
- On demand Bandwidth
- Video conferencing and Virtual classrooms
- Broadcasting Games Online
- Voice and Video call service
- Broadband VPN
- LAN network service
BSNL has organised these plans according to the needs of the user. These plans are based on amount of speed and data usage. Some of the plans have annual payment option as well as two year and three year payment option.
There is some security fee BSNL generally consider from the user which is refundable. Now i will tell you all plans and their data usage limit. These plans is for all the users.
If the user pays plan charges for the whole one year in advance, then user don’t have to pay any security charge.
BSNL FTTH Broadband Plans
|Plans||Rs 3999 Fiber plan||Rs 5999 Fiber plan||Rs 9999 Fiber plan||Rs 16999 Fiber plan|
|Download Speed||10 Mbps till 200GB, 1 Mbps after limit exceeds||20 Mbps till 300GB, 1 Mbps after limit exceeds||50 Mbps till 400GB, 2 Mbps after limit exceeds||100 Mbps till 600GB, 4 Mbps after limit exceeds|
|Two Years Payment Option||83979||125979||209979||356979|
|Three years payment Option||119970||179970||299970||509970|
|Security Deposit (Advance)||One Month||One Month||One month||One month|
BSNL FTTH Broadband Coverage Areas
Well the customers is always keen to know about the coverage of broadband or any service claimed by telecom companies. But BSNL FTTH service is available in many areas of different states. But the BSNL FTTH Broadband plans remain same whatever the region is. Here are the complete list of coverage areas for FTTH broadband service:
- Andhra Pradesh
Anantpur, Guntur, Hyderabad Local, Kakinada, Nazvidu, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Sangareddy, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Ambikapur, Raigarh, Raipur
Ahmedabad Local, Anand, Bardoli, Kalol, Mehsana,Patan, Surat, Vadodara
Faridabad, Gurgaon, Jagadhari, Palwal
Bangalore, Belgaum, Belthangady, Dharwad(Hubli), Karkala, Mangalore, Mysore, Raichur, Shimoga, Udupi
Calicut, Ernakulam, Irinjalakuda, Kannur(Cannanore), Kunnamkulam, Trichur
- Madhya Pradesh
Dewas, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Mandsaur, Ujjain
Amravati, Butibori, Dhulia, Hingua, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Sangli
Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Nawanshahar, Patiala, Phagwara
Ajmer, Behror, Bhilwara, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota(Ladpura), Sawaimadhopur, Sriganganagar, Tijara (N), Udaipur
Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Pollachi, Trichy, Vellore
- Uttar Pradesh
Agra, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida, Saharanpur, Varanasi
- West Bengal
BSNL is looking to spread this technology to more areas as Jio has jumped into the Fiber net technology just lately, which could give a new shape to this broadband industry by snatching the customers from the BSNL and Airtel.
NOTE: BSNL has just introduced a latest guideline for security deposit and monthly rental in case of FTTH modem which says,
- From May 21, 2017, the price of both wired and non wired ONT will be change, and company will charge Rs 90 from the customer for both ONT and Modem. Before this announcement, company was charging Rs 150 from the customer.
- Not only this, the company has also reduced the security deposit amount to Rs 500 from the previous Rs 1000 amount.
- Another announcement BSNL made is that installation charges will be totally free of cost all over India i.e company will not charge a single penny for installation of connection.
How to Apply for BSNL FTTH Broadband Connection?
The apply process for this service is very easy. There are various ways you can apply for FTTH service. But remember first of all take a look at the coverage area of FTTH service in your region from above whether this service is available in your area or not. You can go to nearest BSNL exchange for availing Fiber broadband (FTTH) service or you can apply via SMS service.
By SMS you just have to send the particular code to 54141 from your BSNL number or to 9400054141 from any other operator number.
The particulars you have to send is:
- BB for Broadband,
- LL+BB for Landline and Broadband
Here is the example- send BB to 54141 for Broadband.
Then the sales team of BSNL will give you a call and they will come to you at right time of your choice to collect all your documents for intialization process for FTTH broadband.
The other way is you can fill desired form downloading from BSNL website from here.
How is the Speed of BSNL FTTH Broadband?
The speed of FTTH broadband is pretty much fast as it has incurred fiber technology. It means user can download whole HD movie in very few minutes via this ultra speed technology. And also user can check the speed of the FTTH by www.speedtest.net which is Ookla’s best internet speed checking website for all the internet providers around the world.
BSNL FTTH Broadband Growth Rate
BSNL has experienced the tremendous growth rate in wired broadband segment if we take a look at the TRAI reports of last year as on May 31, 2016.
As you can see in graph above the private sector has only 28.28% shares in broadband sector while BSNL rules over this broadband sector by sharing 71.72& market shares in wireline broadband segment.
User get enormous features with this technology, one of the feature is to watch live TV in HD quality and he can broadcast himself while playing games or multiplayer games etc.
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