State-run telecom operator BSNL has increased the minimum broadband speed to 2 mbps from the existing 512 kbps, reports Press Trust of India. The report adds that BSNL's customers will get the upgraded speeds at no additional cost. However, the Economic Times points out that the 2 mbps speed will apply to pre-FUP (Fair Usage Policy) data consumption following which speeds will be throttled to 512 kbps. The 2 mbps speed will be available for 1GB or beyond plans and it will be throttled to 512 kbps after reaching the cap. The move is part of the operator's revival plans. In April, BSNL offered free unlimited calling from landlines to anywhere in India (landlines and mobiles). The unlimited calling scheme would work during 9pm and 7am. This service would be applicable for 6 months to check for response and will be reviewed post response. In June, …
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