Hathway has introduced a new 300Mbps plan for its customers based in Chennai. To avail the new broadband plan, consumers have to shell out INR 1,699 per month. The plan offers 2TB of FUP data and once you cross this limit, the internet connection speed will be reduced to 5 Mbps. Also, if you are willing to pay for a 12-month plan up front, the monthly rental gets reduced to INR 1,250. The company has also teamed-up with TP-Link to launch a new service called Edge Wi-Fi Mesh for the first time in India. This Mesh network offers consistent internet connectivity over Wi-Fi in large homes and covers areas like basement and cellars.
The plan is now available only in Chennai but will be rolled out for other metros gradually starting December 01. Moreover, customers will also get a free TP-Link Deco M5 mesh for free upon activation of the new plan. For those who are still in the dark, the TP-Link Deco Mesh comes with two Gigabit Ethernet ports, Bluetooth support, one USB Type-C adapter, a quad-core CPU, and even supports Alexa. The network can cover 3000 to 4000 square feet area and is touted to offer seamless Wi-Fi connectivity across every nook and corner.
The TP-Link Deco Mesh network can support 100 devices at once and also enables monitoring of speed and usage of all the connected devices. It also provides users with monthly reports on usage, security threats, and blocked content.
“Wi-Fi is the oxygen for digital homes and our mesh routers can blanket a home with great coverage. With demand for 4K OTT entertainment, online gaming and Internet of Things (IoT) application on the rise, it’s necessary for us to provide ultra high-speed connectivity to our consumers. Chennai is one of the fastest growing markets for broadband and content consumption. Hathway is delighted to offer this service, which is a first in India and Chennai will be the first market to receive this service.” Rajan Gupta, MD, President and Director Hathway Cable & Datacom Ltd said.
Apart from the new offering, Hathway’s other broadband plans in Chennai include INR 1,049 per month plan with 1TB FUP at 200Mbps speed, INR 999 per month plan with 1TB FUP at 150Mbps speed, and INR 949 per month plan with 1TB FUP at 100Mbps speed.