and Velocity lead the charge for Hathway
18 March 2004
aptly named packages called Rush and Velocity,
Hathway Cable Internet has launched a determined attempt
to attract mass subscribers. The two packages are now
available with a lower entry price and increased access
the case of Rush, the package is available for
as low as Rs.300 a month, with access speed the same as
with Velocity, that is at 128kbps. Increasing the
Internet access speed from the earlier 64 kbps to 128
kbps, Hathway has simultaneously slashed the entry price
from Rs.650 to Rs.300.
Rush allows you a data download of 300 MB a month,
its higher end package Velocity, available at Rs.1000
a month, offers a download of 750 MB. The uploads are
this year Hathway had already halved its cable modem price
by more than 50 per cent, bringing it down to Rs.3,333.
According to the company, the modems built on DOCSIS (Data
over Cable Services Interface Specifications) technology,
are designed to deliver high-end performance.
a part of the Rajan Raheja Group, is a dominant player
in India''s cable TV market operating in the cities of
Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Nashik,
Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Vijaywada.
has entered into an alliance with STAR, one of the largest
content providers in the world, by way of launching interactive
digital TV all across the country.