Bengaluru is now the second Giga city powered by ACT Fibernet
Bengaluru, 13 December 2017: ACT Fibernet, Indiaâ€™s largest fiber broadband ISP (internet service provider) today announced the launch of 1Gbps (Giga speeds, 1000 Mbps) wired broadband internet service for the city of Bengaluru. Launched in the presence of Shri. Priyank Kharge, Minister of IT, Bio Technology, Science & Technology and Tourism, Government of Karnataka, ACT Fibernet has now GIGA powered two Indian cities in 2017.
Bengaluru, popularly known as the silicon city of India and rated as one of the worldâ€™s top high-tech city, has an incessant demand for high-internet broadband speed. ACT Fibernetâ€™s 1 Gbps broadband speed will amplify internet speeds and provide an incredible internet experience to the residents of the city. This move will further place Bengaluru in the league of select cities in the world that can boast of such futuristic technology.
With future ready technology and extensive fiber broadband connectivity, we believe we are a disruptor in the Indian broadband industry and have successfully set a benchmark for several other players.
Speaking on the launch Bala Malladi, CEO, Atria Convergence Technologies Pvt. Ltd said, â€œWith the success of 1Gbps in Hyderabad, I am extremely happy to extend our services to Bengaluru. Known as the tech capital of India, we realised the city needs cutting edge/ futuristic internet technology to accelerate its development. We therefore, ramped up our network with Giga technology and will now provide full coverage for individual home and corporate organisation. I am confident that as we keep introducing such advanced technology across cities we will soon witness a societal transformation.â€
Speaking at the launch, Honourable Minister Shri. Priyank Kharge, Minister of IT, Bio Technology, Science & Technology and Tourism, Government of Karnataka said, â€œBengaluru has been announced as the city that is most adaptable to digital change and has always been in the forefront of technology and innovation. It is a matter of pride that ACT Fibernet being a Bengaluru founded start up, has become pioneer in India to introduce 1 Gbps broadband connectivity in the country and by launching this in Bengaluru today, it would only further enable us to digitize the entire city and supplement the Government of Karnatakaâ€™s Vision along with India's vision to be leader in the digital economy. With the launch of 1 Gbps Internet in the technology capital of India, it further strengthens Bengaluruâ€™s position as a true Global City. I wish the very best to ACT Fibernet and Iâ€™m sure they will play a very important role in the Internet industry of India."
At the event, Honorable Minister Shri. Priyank Kharge, Minister of IT, Bio Technology, Science & Technology and Tourism, Government of Karnataka and Bala Malladi, CEO, Atria Convergence Technologies Pvt. Ltd jointly agreed to make Vidhana Soudha one of the first to be powered with 1Gbps speed connectivity.
As a part of the launch, ACT Fibernet is introducing curated broadband plans for retail and SME (Small Medium Enterprise) customers.
India, is witnessing a fervent demand for high-speed broadband, owing to governmentâ€™s vision to create a digitally advanced market through initiatives like â€˜Make in Indiaâ€™ and â€˜Digital Indiaâ€™. By 2020, internet penetration is the country is set to reach over 600 million users, and initiatives such as ACT Fibernetâ€™s will further contribute to the digital growth of the nation.