BSNL Exclusive FTTH Broadband Plan for Kerala Akshaya e-Kendras

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    The country’s largest FTTH Broadband service provider has come up with an all-exclusive plan for Akshaya e-Kendras of Kerala State IT Mission. Kerala is the only state where BSNL enjoys maximum subscription whether it is wireline or wireless.

    ₹875 FTTH Broadband Plan:

    Under this special plan, BSNL will provide FTTH broadband with a speed of up to 10 Mbps and 120 GB FUP limit. After the FUP limit, the browsing speed would be limited to 2Mbps without any further FUP limit. Moreover, there is no mention of any voice calling benefit with respect to this plan.

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    The Akshaya e-Kendras should opt this plan for a minimum 12 months period. The new plan would cost ₹875 per month plus ₹90 as modem rental charge. That said, the Akshaya e-Kendra has to make an annual payment of ₹9625.

    Do remember that this ₹875 FTTH broadband plan is not an open offering in the Kerala Telecom Circle. As the plan is meant for Kerala State IT Mission, the telecom operator would not collect any security deposit for the modem and installation charges are completely waived off.

    Kerala - The First e-Literate State in India:

    The Kerala government launched this massive wireless infrastructure in November 2002. With an aim of bridging the digital divide and to bring the benefits of ICT to the entire population, the Kerala State Information Technology Mission (KSITM) conceived the Akshaya project.

    There are about 42 Akshaya e-Kendras in the communist ideology state. This e-literacy project is highly popular for its public services including e-Pay, e-Krishi, e-Vidya, e-Ticketing etc. In fact, Akshaya Project is one of the world’s largest computer literacy drive.

    No doubt, this ₹875 FTTH broadband plan is an affordable plan. However, the state-run telecom operator should give maximum benefits to Akshaya e-Kendras. It would definitely make Kerala the first e-literate state in the entire country.

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