Orange has come up with discounted 8Mb broadband packages aimed at the home segment although it will have a hard time competing against the likes of O2 or Virginmedia.
The various packages on offer include the Home Starter package that is available for free for it new mobile customers along with Home Select and Home Max packages.
Incidentally the Home Starter package is available on an 18 month contract and it comes bundled with a wireless router and Orange’s home phone service with downloads capped at 10 gigabytes per month.
The new services are being offered after Orange undertook extensive overhaul of its broadband network which included upgrading its local loop equipment and has made it possible for the company to offer higher speed and a more reliable service to its customers.
Expressing his satisfaction with the development Mike Newnham, vice president consumer with Orange UK mentioned that upgrading of the network has lead to significant improvements in quality and the company is already receiving positive feedback from its customers.