Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Bharat Telecom: Rs 280/month (2Mb/s net connex + 40 IPTV)

Bharat Telecom Ltd (BTL) is a private firm established in August 2010 in Mauritius and it’s turning out to be our new ISP!

BTL will provide the following services:

High Speed Broadband Internet
• eEducation
• Video Surveillance
• Video Conferencing
• Virtual Private Network
• Highest Density/Lowest Price
• Video Optimized
• High Speed Architecture

BTL will use the concept of GEPON (Gigabit Ethernet Passive Optical Network”, also known as FTTH (Fibre To The Home) which is aiming to connect every Mauritian household with a Fiber Optic Network.

BTL will offer an internet access at 2 Mb/s and 40 TV channels for only Rs 280 per month!!!

This project is intended to contribute to the concept of Maurice Ile Durable. In the beginning, $30m has been invested for Phase 1 of this project which gonna connect 50 000 households. The official launching program of FTTH took place last Friday, 16th March and eventually, in the following 8 weeks the first installations will begin. In the beginning, the service would be available only in Ebene, QB, Rose-Hill & Beau-Bassin since the Network Operating Centre is located in Ebene!
Concerning recruitment, BTL has started recruiting people since last week and it is planning to recruit another 200 persons in the coming weeks, to finally recruit 1000 by 2015 for the last phase!

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