Wednesday, January 9, 2008

BSNL Broadband and its trouble.........

In this post I want to share my experience of using BSNL broadband.

Last December I got the BSNL broadband connection, Home500 plan (2 Mbps). I thought BSNL is better than all other services available like AIRTEL, RELIANCE, TATA INDICOM, SIFY, etc. But I think it was wrong.

Till now I didn’t get my password to check the account usage. It is very hard to use without having knowledge of usage history. If I extended my free limit, I am supposed to pay 1 Rs for 1MB usage. So it is really very hard to use freely. Then server will down once in a week otherwise the google related sites will be blocked for couple of days. If I complaint to my local exchange, they are not all responding well. And the downloading is very bad. The average downloading speed is 30 Kbps and the topmost downloading speed is 120 Kbps. It just looks similar to the dialup connection, sometimes even worse than this.

I want to raise you few question.

Do you experience this same kind of trouble?

Which service is better for broadband?

17 comments:

Raminder Singh said...

hey friend, the password is your phone number, Try it. U will get result

boobu said...

@raminder singh
i tried everything,by the way the customer care told my password is password itself, but that also didnt work

Anu said...

hey try BSNL 900 plan... thats unlimited.. u just have to pay 900 every month with ur phone bill...its a fine connection.(bsnl is the only one network which does not change its schemes at any cause yaar.u ve chosen the right one. don worry.)and for me customer care is fine.where area do u stay in? but they answer properly only if u ORDER them with a rough voice. i think thats easy to do.. So try!
and if ur password is not given yet. go to the bsnl office and talk to the manager there,he ll surely help u cuz very little ppl like me do this. :)

Sankar Devraj said...

If u use BSNL Brosdband for Educational Purpose.. that is for Downloading E-Books and Program Codes then BSNL Home 250 is more than Enough.. But if u Go for Entertainment then BSNL Home 900 plan will the Best.... Unlimited Download and Upload..... U said that Weekly BSNl Server Haults...
அது மட்டும் ரெஸ்ட் எடுக்க வேண்டாம???????????????

Guhan M. said...

If u ask me, airtel is the most standard connection. last week i didnt get the dialtone in my landline. i made a complaint and they came to attend the same evening. No problems with connection also. Account status checking is also working fine. Since i use the net only during nite time, most of my usage falls within the unlimited downloads time (9pm-8am).

raghavendran said...

I too experienced the same difficulty in my BSNL connection last week.
I was totally upset over the mishap.
But now its ok:)

@anu and @sankar devraj:
But the bandwidth offered is 256kbps in Home 900 plan and thats why its unlimited;)
The downloading speed will be even worse.Home500 plan is good,IMO.

Mahesh said...

Home 500 is the best plan da.. except for the server problem which u have said i havent faced any other problems with bsnl.
That too not once in a week...once in a month is acceptible.
I get a speed of 150-250 kbps for direct links and above 150kbps for sure for torrents.
Streaming videos i can download within seconds.. The best plan da...jus trouble the fellow for two days and get ur password first.

sushmitha said...

I hav also faced d same problems....as sankar said..u dont beleive him..he will b in net alwayz.24hrs..adu hez in melmaruvathur..not in chennai....in chennai only d problem persists...i havnot been able 2 access mi acc usage 4 d past 2 years.after i complnd its perfectly working now.but i suppoz we hav an proxy site 2 access..d account usage...on sundays n festival days d server gets down....

Anu said...

its pretty fast only. I don mind waiting for 2 secs for a page download. :) do you?

R..Bala said...

You would have gone for airtel da....But plans are not gud now.BSNL is relativley faster and efficient da....U may xperience probs now,but they will rectify it soon

arun said...

ofcourse i asked i cafe centers they too said that.... bsnl is not good in customer support... they recommend airtel da

Sankar Devraj said...

@ Raghavendran...

I don't know about Chennai.. But in Melmaruvathur we get a Band Width of 1693 Kbps that is neary 2 Mbps Speed .. That's Why I Preferred BSNL...
{Best and Standard Networks Leader}

Sankar Devraj said...
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Sankar Devraj said...

Look a glance at this View which demonstrates the Transfer rate of BSNL in Melmaruvathur....

http://www.orkut.com/AlbumZoom.aspx?uid=10571604584011166123&pid=1199985454485&aid=1

boobu said...

@anu
it will take half a minute to open......
it is getting worse than before.

shailesh said...

hay password is id again ur std code(don't use 0) n ur telephone no.ie(id11no.)

Bindus said...

you check ur BB speed through. dataone.in . The Downloadindg speed of Home 500 is 30KBps to 200KBps not 30Kbps try to check that talk to ur DE intl. to solve ur probs. Bsnl provide best BB service in INDIA.