Airtel’s ‘V-Fiber’ broadband with 100 Mbps speed goes live in Chennai

Airtel's 'V-Fiber' technology is claimed to deliver speeds of up to 100 Mbps on Airtel’s fixed broadband.

By: Tech Desk | Published: October 13, 2016 4:05 pm
Airtel, Airtel v fiber, Airtel high speed broadband, airtel high speed fiber, Airtel broadband speeds, Airtel Internet, Airtel speeds, smartphones, technology, technology news Airtel’s ‘V-Fiber’ technology is claimed to deliver speeds of up to 100 Mbps on Airtel’s fixed broadband.

Bharti Airtel has announced it deployed ‘V-Fiber’ technology in Chennai to offer superfast broadband speeds to its customers. The technology is claimed to deliver speeds of up to 100 Mbps on Airtel’s fixed broadband. The service will be rolled out in 87 more cities in the coming weeks. Airtel says it is the first operator in India to deploy Vectorization. Airtel has upgraded its equipment to handle fiber speeds. “V-Fiber will transform the home broadband for Airtel customers with consistently superfast data speeds and enable HD video streaming, heavy file downloads and uploads in a multi-device environment (over Wi-Fi),” Airtel said in a press statement. To experience Airtel’s new ‘V-Fiber’ speeds, one simply needs to upgrade to a new modem.

Existing Airtel broadband customers can upgrade to ‘V-Fiber’ speeds with their current plan at no extra monthly charges. Airtel says it will refund the modem charges within a month if users are not happy with the service. Also, the amount will be adjusted in their next bill cycle. New users get three months trial offer.

“With ‘V-Fiber’ and our national optic fiber backbone, we are all set to offer a future ready network for tomorrow’s digitally connected homes. This solution, besides reducing our carbon footprint, offers a very quick and convenient upgrade to the customer. We are also delighted to launch our innovative myHome Rewards and unlimited free voice calling facility for our customers,” said Ajai Puri, Director – Operations, Bharti Airtel.

Airtel is also offering unlimited free voice calling to all of its broadband customers. The service is now live across broadband plans. Customers can make free voice calls to any network across the country. Airtel recently launched the ‘myHome Rewards’ program for its broadband customers. Under the program, customers will get free additional data benefit of 5GB per month for every other Airtel service connection – postpaid mobile or digital TV (DTH) – within the home.

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  1. A
    Oct 16, 2016 at 11:28 am
    Living in Chennai. Submitted the request and got a call from Airtel today and they told that it will take 2 to 3 more months for this. So, Airtel is not ready in Chennai itself and is giving false news to attract the customers due to fierce compeion. Better go for ACT which gives very high speeds.
    1. R
      Oct 21, 2016 at 12:11 pm
      is it fr w of Chennai or a part of it??
      1. P
        Oct 14, 2016 at 4:28 am
        i have been using a 16 mbps connecting in bangalore for more than a year and recently upgraded to 40 mbps and it works consistently
        1. piyush shah
          Oct 14, 2016 at 3:07 am
          Pls do not believe news it's completely fake, I am using airtel since 2 years and 8 mbps speed is allotted for me since 6 months I am requesting to upgrade my plan to 16mbps but always customer care hangup of saying "sorry sir there is no feasibility in your area" for 16 mbpslt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Bloody thr is no feasibility in my area but in news it says "v fiber goes live in chennai" lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Everything is fake