Proposed IPTV Tariff in KOLKATA

bbachar

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Proposed IPTV Tariff in KOLKATA


Fixed Line, Mobile connection, Broad Band connection and IPTV Bundle offers :

Category 1 :
Customer want Fixed Line phone , Broadband of start up plan and IPTV Service .

Tariff Offer ( Pre paid ) :
One Time advance payment ( One year rental advance for (fixed line + BB of start - up Plan + IPTV)) : Rs. 8500 payable in 3 instalments .
Get One Excel connection with Rs. 1000 Recharge coupon with 4 months validity Free.

Category 2 :
Customer has fixed line connection but want a new Broadband connection in start - up Plan and IPTV connection.

Tariff Offer ( Post paid ) :
Installation and Activation Charge : 1000
Fixed rental for Package (BB + IPTV) per month : (310 + 300) = 610

Category 3 :
Customer has fixed line connection but want only IPTV

Tariff Offer ( Pre paid ) :
Advance payment ( Including IPTV Rental for one year + SED rental + Modem Rental + Installation Charge ) = Rs. 6000 Payable at 2 Installment.
Get one Excel SIM with Rs. 1000 Recharge Coupon with 4 month validity Free.

Category 4 :
Customer has Broadband line of any Plan and want IPTV Service also.

Tariff Offer ( Post paid ) :
Installation and Activation Charge (One time ) : Rs. 1000
Rental for IPTV per month Rs. 300

Category 5 :
Customer has no fixed line but want IPTV.

Tariff Offer ( Pre paid ) :
One Time advance payment for ( One year Rent of IPTV + Installation Charge + Provision of BB line Charge) : Rs. 6500 Payable in 2 Installment .
Get one Excel SIM with Rs.1000 Recharge Coupon with 4 month validity free.


IPTV FAQ:
Calcutta Telephones
 

wR2g4vdTjL5d

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Apr 23, 2006
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Category 4 seems to be the only reasonable option. Thank God they have atleast 1 sensible payment scheme
 

Crazysah

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Is this only Kolkata?
 


wR2g4vdTjL5d

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yep only kolkata..
From their FAQs:
11. When the connection will be available?
The service will be launched in Kolkata city very soon.
 

wR2g4vdTjL5d

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Its only a few days to June. Their tariff is still off line and there is no application form yet ! Asked the unfriendly lady at my exchange and she says June - July now
 


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Its only a few days to June. Their tariff is still off line and there is no application form yet ! Asked the unfriendly lady at my exchange and she says June - July now

There should be provision to apply through online for IP TV of BSNL
 

blr_p

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From the FAQ

8. What is minimum bandwidth required for IPTV?
The minimum bandwidth required is 600 Kbps (both download and upload).

This might imply that 512kbs *unlimited* may be possible (in the future) for general internet browsing.

9. What are the benefits of IPTV over normal cable/ Dish TV?
• Time Shift TV: enable stores feature and store any Broad cast and can be seen at any
convenient time of the customer

that could be useful, you can watch what you want, when you want, no need for tivo like device. This advantage alone might be enough to go for it assumig the price is affordable.

• DVD quality picture and sound
DVD in PAL countries is
- 720 × 576 pixels MPEG-2 (Called full D1) or 415 kbits/second/frame.
- @25 frames/second, so at least 10Mbits/sec is needed for DVD quality.

That's the bandwidth you require if you try to stream a normal DVD.

Not possible, so what is thier definition of DVD then
- 352 × 576 pixels MPEG-2 (Called Half-D1, same as the China Video Disc standard) will require 5Mbits/sec
- 352 × 288 pixels MPEG-1 (Same as the VCD Standard) will require 2.5Mbit/sec

BSNL currently supports upto 2Mbs speeds, so they may be offering *VCD* quality and not *DVD* quality. Not that the general masses will really notice anyway :wall:

The pics on the FAQ show ADSL-2 so download speeds are defnitely poss at 10Mbps+ but i will believe this when we see similar speeds offered from their internet plans at < Rs.10k a pop.

Distance from the switching office is important, if its more than 2 kms, you will never get 10Mbps download (even if its ADSL2+), so im guessing to maximise profits they will opt for a lower resolution for IPTV.
 

cisco_tech

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From the FAQ

Distance from the switching office is important, if its more than 2 kms, you will never get 10Mbps download (even if its ADSL2+), so im guessing to maximise profits they will opt for a lower resolution for IPTV.
i agree with u here . sala profit hi banana hai ... no quality .. damn !!:madness:
 

vikramgvk

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Jul 15, 2007
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bsnl iptv will be a big-flop :thumbsup:since it will be based on broadband....their customer offices are filled up with customers complaing:madness: of bad broadband service....my broadband used to disconnect every 2-3 mins because of low snr and other things!!!and if they club iptv with broadband then situation will get worse...a blank tv is all we gonna get...:rofl: