Connect Broadband Announces Launch Of “New Connect Xpressway”
Connect Broadband creates a future ready network at a cost of Rs 118 Cr
11th May 2016
- With clear leadership in Punjab in Retail &
Enterprise segments for the last 15 years, Connect Broadband invests heavily in
Network readiness for future.
- With Speed as focus area, Connect Broadband launches
“New Connect Xpressway” for users across Punjab.
Chandigarh, May 11 2016: Internet
has become an important part of everyone’s life. The rise in number of internet
based applications has increased the need for speed and data. The monthly data
consumption of an average user has increased by 100% in last 2 years to 27 GB. It is expected to double in next
one year. Keeping this in mind Connect Broadband plans to invest heavily in
network. This increase in data usage is fuelled by the speed of internet and
the number of applications that are available for connect customers. In order
to cater to future needs of customers, Connect Broadband has invested heavily
into creating the all “New Connect Xpressway”, which will allow huge amount of
data to flow uninterrupted providing great internet experience to the users.
has invested Rs 118 crores in
creating this network. It includes up gradation of optical fiber network that
enables transmission at high speed. Connect Broadband has sourced the equipment
from international players to build this futuristic express way. The company
has invested in latest transmission equipment, DWDM, ring upgradation, NOC
equipment etc. The Xpressway enables users to access applications
simultaneously on small and large screen devices seamlessly without buffering.
To take an analogy it is like a superfast car commuting on a dedicated express
way without any block in speed.
the occasion Mr. Arvind Bali, Director
and CEO Connect Broadband and Videocon Telecom said, “Customer experience
is the foremost thing for us. With explosion in internet applications we have
taken the onus to strengthen our network to ensure that digital India keeps
moving at a fast pace”.
penetration and the number of Smartphone users have increased to a great extent
over the past few years. Percentage of mobile phone users using Smartphone has
increased from 21% in 2014 to 30% in
2016. This percentage is expected to hit 40%
by 2019. Since the penetration is increasing we have multiple users
connected to a home Wi-Fi connection. With each user accessing internet from
his device there is need for higher bandwidth to provide that seamless
experience. Connect Broadband is providing speed as high 100 Mbps on its Fiber
to Home network to make this experience great.