VSNL will invest up to Rs 100 crore in the next four months to start its Internet services in 18 more cities. Six more cities would be covered by April-end, including Hyderabad, Kanpur, Bhubaneswar, Goa, Indore, and Bhopal. 12 more cities would be covered by VSNL by July this year, taking the total number to 18 in the next four months. The ISP would focus on dial-up connections mainly in these areas.
The Internet access provider is buying STM1 155 mbps bandwidth next month to increase its existing capacity. VSNL’s Internet subscriber base was increasing by 10,000-15,000 per month.