In a new development, ACT Fibernet has announced the launch of 1Gbps wired broadband Internet service in India. The first city to get such high speeds is Hyderabad, with a 1TB (terabyte) FUP cap on high-speed data priced at Rs. 5,999 per month. ACT Fibrenet has also announced that it plans to introduce its 1Gbps wired Internet service in 10 other Indian cities soon.
The company says that it is looking to target startups, retail outlets, and Internet companies, and claims that the new service will disrupt and lead technological growth in the country. With these speeds, users can download a full movie in a matter of seconds. Focused primarily in South India, ACT (Atria Convergence Technologies Pvt Ltd.) is the third largest non-telco ISP in India in the wired broadband category with a customer base of 1.2 million. Headquartered in Bangalore, it has operations in 11 cities across India.