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Good Analysis on Broadband in India

Sandeep Jain
Pune, India

Aug 23, 2013 — I had been trying to explain the broadband woes to many , but wasn't quite successful . This article sums it very well .

http://forbesindia.com/article/breakpoint/the-long-arm-of-broadband/9592/1

The reason high Internet prices coexist alongside an oversupply of international bandwidth in India is because just three companies control the infrastructure to sell it — VSNL (owned by the Tata Group), Bharti Airtel and Reliance Globalcom. These three companies are the only ones that operate “landing stations” (state-owned BSNL operates one too, but for a cable connecting India to Sri-Lanka alone)

Read more: http://forbesindia.com/article/breakpoint/the-long-arm-of-broadband/9592/1#ixzz2cmqdFGCE

Recently , I met a colleague who had returned after a 2 yr stay at Malaysia , where he had a 5 Mbps unlimited connection .
He never watched TV in these 2 years , he could see all content as streaming video on his Laptop .


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