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Getting a New Broadband Connection after House Shifting

Getting a New Broadband Connection after House Shifting

Once you have shifted to a new house, there starts the struggle of making sure that your basic needs are met at a new place. While food and electricity are among the top-most necessities, we can very well add the internet to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, considering how important it is to continue working on your projects and stay connected with your clients as well as family and friends.

From choosing the best modem that can be placed in the house at the right location to making sure that the selected wires are apt for optimum use, you need to consider various points while getting a new broadband connection at home.

In this article, we will thoroughly cruise through an array of important points that you must keep in mind before getting a new broadband connection after shifting to a new house. We will then look at some of the prominent broadband services in India, and compare their prices.

Factors to Consider While Choosing a New Broadband Connection

In current times, the need of the hour is to have a secure and fast internet connection. Other than accessing important information over the internet, a fast broadband connection also ensures that our entertainment dosage reaches out to us in no time; this includes access to OTT platforms, streaming music, videos and movies, preparing documents, etc. Hence, a good broadband connection not only fulfills professional needs, but also personal agendas. While speed is no doubt the best deciding factor for choosing a broadband connection, there are surely many more to discuss. Let’s have a look at some of them:

Types of New Broadband Connection Facilities

Different ISPs provide different broadband facilities depending upon the type of area. At large, there are 4  types of broadband connections that ISPs commonly offer while installing a new broadband connection:

  • Digital Subscribers Line (DSL)

  • Cable Modems

  • Fiber Optic Connections (FOC)

  • Wireless

You may choose to go for one of the above-stated broadband connections, depending on the availability and accessibility. Please note that DSL, Cable Modems and FOCs are most commonly installed at home.

Opt for Wiring that Suits Your Location

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The installation of a new broadband connection requires an extensive setup. It might seem easy to set a modem with wires and you’re done, but that is not the case. The connection wires that go into your modem are prone to damage due to resistance or natural calamities. Hence, it is important for you to enquire from your broadband agent to inform you regarding the material of which the wire is made, and the route that will be followed in the installation of the wires for your new broadband connection.

Speed of your New Broadband Connection

Speed of your New Broadband Connection

Typically, for streaming a video, show or movie on the internet, the minimum speed must be between 5.3 Mbps to 7 Mbps. Moreover, an HD video conferencing would call for an internet speed of 1.2 Mbps. Furthermore, the speed of your internet connection also depends upon the plan that you have subscribed to, for your new broadband connection.

Hence, it is always advised to compare plans thoroughly and then make a decision. Airtel broadband new connection, for instance, is the best speed providing broadband facilities in India.

Data Cap: Limit your Plans

All broadband service providers offer a fixed Data Capacity (Data Cap) limit. Although mostly placed at the end of the billing cycle, to reinforce the user to make the necessary payment; the capacity can vary from company to company. It can be rigid or fluid depending upon the service provider. Thus, you’re advised to check out for Data Cap limits, while going for a new broadband connection.

Avail Special Offers from Broadband Companies

Different broadband companies are now providing special offers to the customers in order to sustain in the ever-increasing competition.

These include plans such as offering a free installation process, subscription to OTT platforms, cashback offers, etc. Thus, it is only great to take advantage of these complimentary offers while getting a new broadband connection.

Prominent Internet Service Providers in India

There are an array of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in India. In this section, let us have a detailed breakdown of the service provided by them and the pricing of each service.

Some of the prominent Internet Service Providers in India are as follows:

  1. Airtel

  2. Hathway

  3. BSNL

Let’s discuss them in detail.

Airtel Broadband New Connection (Airtel XStream)

Airtel offers one of the best services possible when it comes to broadband connection. So, if you are planning to opt for Airtel Broadband New Connection for you home, here are some simple steps you can follow:

  • Visit the official page of Airtel Broadband website

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    • Select any internet plan that suits your needs and budget.

    Price

    Speed

    Data 

    Wifi Calls, if available

    Validity 

    Cookie Points 

    INR 499

    (Basic Plan)

    40 mbps

    Unlimited

    Unlimited

    30 days

    • Free of cost Airtel XStream Premium + Apollo Meds+ FAStag + Wynk music

    Basic + TV

    40 mbps

    Unlimited

    Unlimited

    30 days

    • Free of cost Airtel XStream Premium + FAStag + Wynk music + Disney plus Hotstar

    Entertainmnet

    200 mbps

    Unlimited

    Unmimited

    30 days

    • Free of cost Airtel XStream Premium + Apollo Meds+ FAStag + Wynk music + Hotstar + Amazon prime.

    • Fill the form and mention your name, phone number as well as city.

    Form for getting Airtel broadband new connectionForm for getting Airtel broadband new connection (Source: Airtel’s broadband’s official website)

    It generally takes about 48 hours for your Airtel broadband new connection to become active. Not to mention, you will also get a complimentary router with any plan that you would choose.

    While a broadband connection is a better option than dongle, the speed offered by the Airtel broadband new connection would vary from location to location.

    You can also keep any eye on your internet usage by downloading the Airtel Thanks App. You can log in to the app by mentioning your mobile number and DTH. You can also check any due bills on the app. Moreover, the app allows you to opt for a change in the Airtel broadband new connection plan.

    Airtel Xstream Fiber

    The technology used by Airtel broadband new connection is Airtel Xstream Fiber. It not only offers fiber optic connectivity but also provides speed up to 1 Gbps. Other facilities offered by Airtel Xtream Fiber include

    • Wi-Fi calling

    • Unlimited calls via fixed line

    • 24-hour customer support

    • Network monitoring

    • Automated troubleshooting routers

    • Automatically adjusting download speed

    • 24-hour promised speed

    Hathway New Connection

    Hathway is one of the leading names in the industry that provides a high-speed broadband connection for your home. The following basic steps would help you establish a Hathway new connection for home.

    • Visit Hathaway’s official website.

    • Fill the form available on the website with all the required information including your name, contact number and city.

      • You can also take a look at the chart available on Hathway’s official website and opt for a plan. All you have to do is set your city and select a plan that suits your requirements.

      Price

      Speed

      Data 

      Wifi Calls, if available

      Validity 

      Cookie Points 

      Rs. 1497/3 months

      15 mbps

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      3 months

      • Free Wifi Router

      Rs. 2110- 2550/3 months

      50 mbps

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      3 months

      • Free Wifi Router

      Rs. 2247/3 months

      100 mbps

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      3 months

      • Free Wifi Router

      Rs. 2697/ 3 months

      150 mbps

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      3 months

      • Free Wifi Router

      Rs. 2997/3 months

      200 mbps

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      3 months

      • Free Wifi Router

      Hathway is known to offer a rapid speed internet service in order to give its users the best broadband experience. Irrespective of your purpose; whether you’re studying online, editing documents, streaming movies, videos and songs, Hathway has got you! Furthermore, in case of any discrepancies or errors, Hathway boasts about having a strong and responsive customer care support, pan India.

      Hathway’s FiberMAX Technology

      Hathway provides a fiber-optic broadband solution by the name of ‘Hathway’s FiberMAX Technology’. It is known to provide customers with a very high speed connection and experience of the internet, with a speed of 200 mbps. This fiber optic broadband technology is specially apt for home and workplaces for quick work progress.

      Apart from speed, some of the other major perks of having Hathway’s FiberMAX Technology’ are –

      1. Free Wifi Router

      2. Unlimited internet data

      3.  Zero charges on installation

      4. No credit cards required for early bird payments

      5. Strong Help Support

      6. Whatsapp Chat Support

      BSNL New Connection

      BSNL, also known as Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, is owned by the Government and provides a variety of services. BSNL’s broadband connection is among the most popular ones in India. So, if you want to opt for BSNL new connection, then take a look at the following steps:

      The official homepage of BSNL with several options
      Homepage of BSNL (Source: BSNL’s official website)

      • Click on ‘New Broadband Connection’  or ‘New Fiber Connection’ in order to proceed to the next page.

      • If you have oped for a landline broadband connection, then simply click on ‘Click Here for New Connection’.

       BSNL Landline broadband connection pageLandline Broadband connection (Source: BSNL’s official website)

      • It will lead you to a page with a form that you can fill and apply for new broadband connection.

      Landline Broadband connectionLandline Broadband connection (Source: BSNL’s official website)

      • If you opt for Bharat Fiber Broadband Connection, then you simply have to click on the image given on the page.

      Bharat Fiber Broadband Connection page with a clickable image at the centre

      Bharat Fiber Broadband Connection (Source: BSNL’s website)

      • It will lead you to the next page with a form that you can fill in order to book your connection.

      BSNL Fiber Broadband Connection pageBSNL Fiber broadband connection page (Source: BSNL’s official website)

      • Moreover, you can look at the tariff of landline or Bharat Fiber broadband connection by simply selecting your state or union territory.

       BSNL landline broadband connection tariff
      BSNL Landline broadband connection tariff in Chandigarh (Source: BSNL’s official website)

      BSNL Landline Broadband Connection Tariff in Chandigarh

      Price

      Speed

      Data Download

      Local + STD

      Cookie Points 

      Rs. 299 per month

      Upto 10 Mbps till 100 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      Rs. 399 per month

      Upto 10 Mbps till 200 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      Rs. 555 per month

      Upto 10 Mbps till 500 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      Rs. 779 per month

      Upto 10 Mbps till 779 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      Disney Hotstar Premium Pack

      Rs. 949 per month

      Upto 10 Mbps till 1100 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      Disney Hotstar Premium Pack

      Rs. 1299 per month

      Upto 10 Mbps till 1600 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      BSNL Bharat Fiber Broadband Connection Tariff
      BSNL Bharat Fiber Broadband Connection tariff in Chandigarh (Source: BSNL’s official website)

      BSNL Bharat Fiber Broadband Connection Tariff in Chandigarh

      Price

      Speed

      Data Download

      Local + STD

      Cookie Points 

      Rs. 449 per month

      Upto 30 Mbps till 3300 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      90% discount upto Rs. 500 on first month rent

      Rs. 599 per month

      Upto 60 Mbps till 3300 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      90% discount upto Rs. 500 on first month rent

      Rs. 749 per month

      Upto 100 Mbps till 1000 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      Bundled OTT Subscription: SonyLIV Premium, Zee5 Premium, VOOT Select, YuppTV-Live, Movies

      Rs. 799 per month

      Upto 100 Mbps till 3300 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      90% discount upto Rs. 500 on first month rent

      Rs. 999 per month

      Upto 150 Mbps till 2000 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      Free OTT: Hotstar, Lions Gate, Shemaroo, Hungama, SonyLIV, Zee5, VOOT, YuppTV

      Rs. 500 discount on first month rent

      Rs. 1277 per month

      Upto 200 Mbps till 3300 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      90% discount upto Rs. 500 on first month rent

      Rs. 1499 per month

      Upto 300 Mbps till 4000 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      90% discount upto Rs. 500 on first month rent

      Rs. 2499 per month

      Upto 300 Mbps till 5000 GB

      Unlimited

      Unlimited

      90% discount upto Rs. 500 on first month rent

      In Sum – New Broadband Connection

      It is indeed quite tough at times to find a new broadband connection that is efficient as well as affordable. Nonetheless, these aforementioned tips will make it easier for you to seek your desired network with a clear perspective.

      You shouldn’t stick to just one subscriber; rather connect with different ISPs and compare plans thoroughly. Generally, people go for Airtel broadband new connection, but there are various other prominent suppliers such as Jio, Hathway and BSNL available in the market.

Also Read – How to Change Address in Bank Account after Shifting House

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