Cable and broadband service provider Hathway on Wednesday announced the launch of a 50Mbps broadband service on its Docsis 3.0 ultra-high speed network in Bangalore.
Stating that the service is targeted at the mass market, company officials said: "Docsis 3.0 is a widely deployed and dominant broadband network
technology (capable of delivering speed up to 1 gigabit) which powers leading broadband markets like the USA, Korea and Europe. The 50Mbps Docsis 3.0 broadband starts with the monthly price of Rs. 733. A complete portfolio of 50Mbps plans is being launched to cater to residential and corporate customers."
"We have experienced a great response to our 50Mbps Docsis offering in Mumbai and Pune and with our Cisco
-powered Docsis 3.0 network we are in position to deliver 50Mbps speed to every retail customer in Bangalore," Jagadish Kumar, Managing Director and CEO, Hathway Cable and Datacom Ltd.
Hathway will continue to invest in expanding the ultra-high speed broadband network in other parts of the country, Kumar added.
The company on Wednesday also announced the launch of 151 additional Standard Definition (SD) channels and four new High Definition channels (HD) to their existing cable TV distribution network in Bangalore and Mysore.
Company officials said this will take the number of channels offered to 442 channels including 31 HD channels.
Hathway also introduced its new HD digital set-top box, which will deliver high quality HD video with Dolby sound technology.