Broadband; market leader in broadband and fixed line services has tied up with
Municipal Corporation Ludhiana to setup free wifi across different locations in
Ludhiana. Taking this forward, the first Wi-Fi Zone has been established at
Municipal Corporation office Ludhiana. With the establishment of this Wi-Fi
zone, employees at MC and people visiting the office can now enjoy high speed
internet browsing and download. Connect has provided optical fiber
connectivity to the premises with capability of 100 Mbps. All users will be
able to access the fastest internet network of Punjab in this public office.
To access the free wifi service, user just needs to send a SMS typing “Connect” to 9653444555. The user will receive username and password, which can be used to connect mobile or laptop with internet. Once successfully logged in, the person can access free internet for a period of 30 minutes. After completion of 30 minutes, one can login again by using the same method and the internet facility would start again. User can keep logging in for as many times as he wants, but every time, the connection would be for 30 minutes only.
Talking about the initiative, Mr. Arvind Bali, Director and CEO Connect Broadband and Videocon Telecom said, that their main focus is to provide high speed internet. The company plans to create 100 + wifi hotspots in the state, where free wifi access will be provided to all users on fastest internet network.
Connect Broadband along with Municipal Corporation plans to expand it MC Zone D office in Sarabha Nagar, Sarabha Nagar Market (Kipps Market), besides some other places. Apart from this Connect Broadband has also setup WI-FI zones at Elante Mall and Sector 17 Market Chandigarh.