World Phone introduces cable broadband internet at Rs95 per month
29 August 2008
Category ''A'' internet service provider World Phone Internet Services Pvt. Ltd, today said it had enetered into cable broadband internet service for Delhi and the National Capital Region at a low tariff of Rs95 per month.
''We hope that with this price tag and the quality of service we will be able to garner at least 5,000 subscriber in the first three months,'' said Aditya Ahluwalia, chairman, World Phone Internet Services Pvt. Ltd. ''Lower monthly commitment would be a strong and bold step by World Phone for enhancing broadband penetration in masses,'' he further added.
Ahluwalia disclosed that World Phone had entered into agreement with the television cable operators across Delhi and NCR for providing this service. Customers subscribing to World Phone's new monthly internet service tariff of Rs95 will get a speed of up to 256kbps with a 200MB data download limit.
As of now the services would be available in select areas only. After Delhi, World Phone plan to launch broadband in Mumbai, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Kolkata in coming months.
Ahluwalia also said World Phone had other plans like unlimited plan, hourly plan and data limit based plan to suit different requirements of internet users.
World Phone will also start the concept of offering pre-paid service, using recharge vouchers from the cable operator.
This price band at its lowest rates is not the first time that the company has broken trends of high charges. Last year, World Phone became the first Indian internet service provider to announce the lowest possible tariff for its international call rates to USA, UK, Australia and Canada.
''World Phone Internet services private Limited has ushered a new era in communications for India. We offer a simple and dependable technology that will never let our subscriber down. Backed by constant innovations and a 24x7 customer support, a World Phone connection will ensure the user is connected to the world at all times'' added Ahluwalia.