Pune: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Pune has come up with a ‘fibre to the home’ (FTTH) service in Pune, which will offer its customers bandwidth speed up to 100 Mbps (mega bytes per second).
This was revealed by BSNL principal general manager, VK Mahendra at a press conference held in the city at the BSNL customer service centre on Saturday.
He said that the FTTH network is authorized with a gigabit able passive optical network (GPON) that will assist offer broadband services at very quick speeds to its clients.
He also said that the service was targeted at high value customers and the service required multi-storeyed buildings and also sophisticated infrastructure. “We are looking for commercial clients and clients who can afford this service,” he said.
According to Mahendra, a trial service of FTTH had been carried out at the ICC Trade Towers. “In the upcoming 3 months, we will target 1,000 customers,” he added.
The monthly charges for these services range from Rs2, 999 to Rs83, 999. The GPON services will be offered through optical fibre cables that have high speed downloading and uploading capacity.
Residential locations like the Magarpatta City, Clover Heights and Kasturkunj are considered to be optimal sites for carrying out these services.