According to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), it will be offering faster broadband speed and enhanced data download limit for its customers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands from August 10, 2020.

For BSNL wireline segment, copper broadband customers are now provided with higher speeds up to 10 Mbps and up to 15 times more data download ranging from 30 GB to 750 GB in a month. The data speed restriction after the download limit, will also be enhanced from 512 kbps to up to 4 Mbps in various plans.

In addition, BSNL fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) customers will get higher speed up to 100 Mbps and up to 15 times data volume download ranging from 60 GB to 1500 GB in a month on its existing plans. For BSNL mobile customers also, the data download offered is now increased from 2 to 20 times in all the existing plans having data facility, while keeping the same free voice minutes and SMS.

The announcement from BSNL comes before the launch of 2,312 km long Chennai-Andaman and Nicobar Islands (CANI) submarine optical fibre cable project.