Airtel V-Fiber vs ACT Fibernet: Broadband Plans Under Rs.1,000, Extra Benefits Comparison

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The broadband sector is witnessing great competition currently with major broadband providers revising their plans bracing for the impact that Reliance Jio GigaFIBER is expected to cause once it officially commences operation. The Mukesh Ambani-owned Jio entered the broadband segment earlier this year and officially launched its services from August 15, 2018 in India. Two such companies that have revised its offerings include Airtel and ACT Fibernet. Let us take a look at the plans offered by these companies that are under Rs. 1,000 per month.

Airtel V-Fiber: Plans Under Rs. 999

The company had last year rebranded its broadband plans to the V-Fiber services. The new service is a complete high-speed fiber connection that has replaced Airtel’s old broadband lines. Airtel offers three monthly plans under Rs. 1,000:

Rs. 499 Plan

Plan Name Rs. 499 plan
Plan Price Rs. 499 per month
Internet Speed Up to 8 Mbps
Data Limit 100 GB per month
Data Rollover Facility None
Amazon Prime subscription No
Additional Data (up to 31st Oct 18) Nil

 

Rs. 899 Plan

Plan Name Rs. 899 plan
Plan Price Rs. 899 per month
Internet Speed Up to 40 Mbps
Data Limit 200 GB per month
Data Rollover Facility Yes
Amazon Prime subscription No
Additional Data (up to 31st Oct 18) 750 GB

 

Rs. 999 Plan

Plan Name Rs. 999 plan
Plan Price Rs. 999 per month
Internet Speed Up to 100 Mbps
Data Limit 300 GB per month
Data Rollover Facility Yes
Amazon Prime subscription Yes
Additional Data (up to 31st Oct 18) 1000 GB

 

Users are provided with high-speed connections with additional internet data, as a bonus offer, valid up to 31st October 2018. In addition to this Airtel users are also provided with free Amazon Prime subscription for users.

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ACT Fibernet Plans

The company has largely disrupted the broadband industry ever since its launch as it specializes in high-speed internet connections for a low price. The only downside is the company’s penetration, as it is largely concentrated in large metros. The company has two plans under the price of Rs. 1,000.

Rs. 799 Plan

Plan Name ACT Basic Plan
Plan Price Rs. 799 per month
Internet Speed Up to 30 Mbps
Data Limit 120 GB per month
Data Rollover Facility None
Add-on Benefits NIL
Speeds beyond the FUP / Data Limit 512 Kbps

 

Rs. 999 plan

Plan Name ACT Blaze Plan
Plan Price Rs. 999 per month
Internet Speed Up to 100 Mbps
Data Limit 500 GB per month
Data Rollover Facility None
Add-on Benefits NIL
Speeds beyond the FUP / Data Limit 1 Mbps

 

ACT’s broadband plans, which have only recently been revamped to increase the broadband speeds and data limits, offer high-speed internet connection with high data limits and competes with almost every other broadband provider. In addition to these features, the company also offers the following add-on benefits for its subscribers:

  1. HOOQ – An online media streaming platform with TV shows, movies, music and more. ACT users will be able to avail 2 months’ worth of free subscription and beyond that can access the platform for just Rs. 79 per month.
  2. YuppTV – Another online media streaming platform with access to Indian movie content. Here ACT users receive 6 months free subscription and beyond this can access the platform at just Rs. 99
  3. Hungama – Another online media streaming platform that is available for ACT users at just Rs. 99 per month as against market price of Rs. 249.

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