Reliance Communication launched Netconnect Broadband Plus,India’s Fastest Broadband service till the date.Netconnect was launched in 2004 from the house of Reliance Communication Owned by Anil Ambani. Netconnect Broadband Plus is driven by CDMA wireless broadband service that offers download speed up to 3.1 Mbps and upload speed up to 1.8Mbps. At the moment the service the service is rolled out in selected 35 cities on a fibre optic high speed 1x service network covering about 20,000 towns and 4.5 lakh villages across India. The service is targeted in the locations which have high presence of industries like IT, manufacturing and textile, small and medium enterprise, small office and homes. Netconnct Plus is priced at Rs.3,500 with various tariff plans ranging from Rs.299 monthly pay on use basis to Rs.1,099 yearly unlimited plan. Along with these there are different plans targeted for cities and nationwide customers depending on the usage and needs.The unlimited plan on this service would have a data transfer limit of 50GB. Reliance claims that capping of usage on unlimited plans is a global practice.
Announcing the launch in Mumbai, Mr Mahesh Prasad, President, Reliance Communications said, “The launch of Netconnect Broadband Plus is an important milestone for Reliance and will act as a catalyst in the government’s effort to drive broadband penetration in India. Reliance Netconnect Broadband Plus will be the inflection point for the Indian Internet industry and would enable broadband access to millions of online Indians.”