India gets its first 1Gbps broadband service


At a press event today, Indian broadband provider ACT announced that it’s launching 1Gbps connections for users in the country – making it the first local ISP there to do so. The company, which claims to be the third largest broadband provider in India, is rolling out its gigabit internet service in Hyderabad, the capital of the southern state of Telangana and a major hub for IT businesses in the country. That’s the same speed offered by Google Fiber in select US cities, and 10x the speed offered to consumers by most rival Indian ISPs. It’ll come with a monthly…

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