March 22, 2010

Airtel to bring 4Mbps broadband at Rs. 899/month with ‘Impatience’ Plans

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Bharti Airtel recently introduced new ‘Impatience Plans’ where it brings blazing fast 4Mbits/s (that is, 512 KBytes/s) broadband starting at just Rs. 899. Full plan details can be seen in the infographic below.

‘Impatience’ plans are really competitive because even if the speeds drop to 256Kbps after the predefined threshold, it is still remains better compared to other plans from other ISPs. They are currently available in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Noida. Keep checking their official site as many cities will be added soon.

Out of the 4 ‘Impatience’ plans, I find the ‘Impatience 1099’ most appealing. I can quickly download a lot of data ;) within 12GB and then be back on 256Kbps with just 350 Rs. more than what I currently pay to BSNL for a 256Kbps unlimited plan.

Official Airtel 4Mbps advert page

Hey, the good news is not over yet.

Airtel is also about to set a minimum broadband speed to 512 Kbps for ALL plans.

Bharti Airtel is set to upgrade all its existing plans to a minimum speed of 512Kbps, without any additional cost. Customers currently on 64Kbps, 128Kbps and 256Kbps will be upgraded to 512Kbps. And those on 512 Kbps and 1 Mbps plans will be upgraded to 1 Mbps and 2 Mbps respectively.

The whole process of upgradation of plans will be completed by June, 2010.

The Joint President, Telemedia Services of Airtel, Mr. K. Srinivas said,

Massifying broadband experience in India has been the pivotal to Airtel’s strategy for broadband. These initiatives bring in a new paradigm for broadband in India.

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