Ludhiana 18th August, 2016 :Connect Broadband; market leader in broadband and fixed line services had earlier this year tied up with Municipal Corporation Ludhiana to setup free Wi-Fi across different locations in Ludhiana. Three Wi-Fi zones have already been established at Ludhiana Municipal Corporation office Zone A, Zone D and Rose Garden Ludhiana. Taking this forward, the fourth Wi-Fi Zone has been established at Kipps Market; Sarabha Nagar. With the establishment of Wi-Fi zone at Kipps Market, people visiting the market can now enjoy high speed internet browsing and download. Connect has provided optical fiber connectivity with capability of 20 Mbps. All users will be able to access the fastest internet network of Punjab in this public area.
To access the free Wi-Fi service, user just needs to click register tab on landing page. A page will get opened where the user needs to fill his name and phone number. The user will receive username and password on his phone number, which can be used to connect mobile or laptop with internet. Once successfully logged in, the person can access free internet for a period of 30 minutes. After completion of 30 minutes, one can login again by using the same method and the internet facility would start again. User can keep logging in for as many times as he wants, but every time, the connection would be for 30 minutes only.
Talking about the initiative, Mr. Arvind Bali, Director and CEO, Connect Broadband and Videocon Telecom said, “Our main focus is to provide high speed internet. We are working towards taking this count to 100 + Wi-Fi hotspots in the state, where free Wi-Fi access will be provided to all users on fastest internet network”.
Apart from this Connect Broadband has also setup WI-FI zones at Ludhiana Municipal Corporation office, Elante Mall and Sector 17 Market Chandigarh, Golden Temple Amritsar, Rose Garden Ludhiana.
CONNECT is a part of 10 Billion US$ Videocon Group and is a pan India ISP Licensee with market leadership in Punjab Telecom Circle, which consists of Punjab, the Union Territory of Chandigarh and Panchkula. The Company also provides a full gamut of telecommunication services, which includes voice telephony, both Wireline and fixed wireless, Internet services, broadband data services and a range of value added service viz., Centrex, leased lines, voice mail and video conferencing. Connect has recently expanded its coverage footprint with launch of data services in Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
What more? CONNECT also provides Wireless Broadband service across Punjab. Offering high speed internet through a wireless medium, CONNECT Wireless Broadband enables users to access internet through their Laptops, PCs, Tablets, Wi-Fi enabled phones in the wireless vicinity & FTTH which is a Broadband telecommunications system based on fiber-optic cables and associated optical electronics. The technology reaches the boundary of the living space, such as a box on the outside wall of a home. Quadruple play of high-speed broadband, high-definition video, unlimited 'anywhere' telephony, and real-time surveillance are a few key take-aways for users.