The Indian telecom Airtel, today launched the ‘V-Fiber’ superfast broadband service in Chennai that offers speeds of up to 100 Mbps. The service is currently live in Chennai only, coming to Delhi & NCR and Bangalore in coming weeks and will be deployed across 87 Indian cities soon.
The Airtel V-Fiber is based on Vectorization technology, which doesn’t require to dig up roads or re-wire, instead, it boosts the last mile copper connectivity by using noise elimination technology. Airtel is the first telecom operator in India to use this technology, which is Europe’s No.1 fixed broadband technology.
Airtel said that it has also upgraded local exchanges with equipment to handle fiber speeds. To experience V-Fiber service users will just need a new upgraded modem. The modem charges will be fully refunded if the customer is not satisfied with the service within the first month. New customers will get unlimited three months trial offer.
Airtel also announced unlimited free voice calling for all broadband customers at no extra cost. To apply for new V-Fiber connection or file a request to upgrade your existing connection, you can check out the official website of Airtel.
India is witnessing an explosive growth in data usage and a lot of in-home data consumption is happening over fixed broadband that offers consistent speeds. Airtel has always innovated ahead of the curve and offered its customers best-in-class broadband technology and experience. With ‘V-Fiber’ and our national optic fiber backbone, we are all set to offer a future ready network for tomorrow’s digitally connected homes. This solution, besides reducing out carbon footprint, offers a very quick and convenient upgrade to the customer. We are also delighted to launch our innovative myHome Rewards and unlimited free voice calling facility for our customers.
– Ajai Puri, Director – Operations, Bharti Airtel.
This is definitely a good move by Airtel to compete with ACT Fibernet and other internet providers that offer higher speeds at an affordable rate.
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