Connect Broadband hosts ‘Freedom to Connect’ a delightful evening for families of employees and customers

Sufi music sensation Lakhwinder Wadali captivates audiences with soulful melodies

Amritsar, August 16th 2016: In a unique customer and employee engagement initiative, Connect Broadband, market leader in broadband and fixed line in Punjab, celebrated the spirit of freedom by hosting a magical evening ‘Freedom to Connect’ exclusively for families of  employees and customers a day prior to India’s 70th Independence Day. The three day affair was held at Radisson Blue, Amritsar on 13th and 14th Aug 2016.

Guests were warmly welcomed with Aarti Tilak ceremony and honored with traditional phulkari strolls. The three day itinerary comprised of a host of events that left everyone feeling entertained and rejuvenated.  There was something for everyone – dance performances, a puppet show, a tattoo artist, and lastly card tricks by renowned magician Insane Ashish that fascinated everyone. 

Scintillating performances by famous Sufi singer Mr. Lakhwinder Wadali left the audiences mesmerized and captivated. His fans were seen clicking selfies with the superstar. The event was streamed live on Connect Broadband’s Facebook page. 

Sanjay Bahl, Vice President, Marketing, Connect Broadband, Sidharth Roy, CEO ,  Hungama-min
 Sanjay Bahl, Vice President, Marketing, Connect Broadband, Sidharth Roy, CEO ,  Hungama

Mr.Arvind Bali Director and CEO Connect Broadband and Videocon Telecom-min
 Mr.Arvind Bali Director and CEO Connect Broadband and Videocon Telecom

Punjabi Sufi Singer Lakhwinder Wadali performing  live-min
 Punjabi Sufi Singer Lakhwinder Wadali performing  live

Punjabi Sufi Singer Lakhwinder Wadali performing live.-min
Punjabi Sufi Singer Lakhwinder Wadali performing live.

To add to the celebratory fervor, Connect Broadband announced an extraordinary giveaway for its customers. In an exclusive tie up with Hungama, Connect Broadband will now make available all Hungama services free for Connect Broadband customers. So, all those services that were otherwise available on Hungama with a subscription will now be available Free for Connect Broadband customers. 

Commenting on the event, Mr Arvind Bali, CEO & Director of Connect Broadband and Videocon Telecom, said, “The idea of putting together this event was to extend gratitude to families of Connect employees and customers for putting their endless trust in us. Families are an integral part of the bigger Connect Broadband family and it is our endeavor to give them the very best.” 

“On this occasion, I bring to you two significant developments for our customers; Connect Broadband tie-up with Hungama will enable customers to avail Free content such as movies, videos, games, and music. In addition to this, the innovative ‘Videocon Homecalling’ App, a one stop solution to all telephony needs, will enable customers to make free phone calls back home when they are travelling abroad.”


 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.