Pilot launches country’s first FTTH service

Pilot launches country’s first FTTH service

Jaipur: Union minister of state for IT and communications Sachin Pilot on Saturday launched the country’s first Fibre to The Home (FTTH) service at Jaipur.

The service jointly offered by BSNL and Aksh Optifibre Ltd will provide multiplay services with high definition content to the corporation’s over 28,000 customers in the city and further allow IPTV service ‘icontol´ to customers to experience 100 MBPS speed internet connection.

It is the latest technology and will enable customers to access highspeed Internet and improved quality of data trasfer, Pilot said addressing a gathering on the occasion.

He said his department was committed to offering latest technology and quality service while extending IT facilities to remote areas of the country.

BSNL chairman and managing director Kuldeep Goyal said the service will deliver 2.5 Gbps for upload as well as download upto distance 20 kms.

“This network is highly reliable media to deliver high speed internet, IPTV and telephone services. It is capable of delivering high end services like video surveillance, interactive education and online interactive multiplayer gaming," Goyal said, adding that the BSNL has also launched promotional plans for customers to avail the service.