WorldLink Communications introduced the new Photon series with Photon 300 which promises high speed internet up to 300 Mbps like never before. Installation requires multiple routers, in a mesh Wi-Fi network, mounted in the appropriate position in the house for seamless Wi-Fi coverage to all locations, although this is optional.
When it comes to mesh Wi-Fi, it is said to allow users to connect to a single Wi-Fi network across the length and width of the home without compromising both experience and speed. .
Photon 300 internet packages are currently available in 20 different locations in Kathmandu Valley including Battisputali, New Baneshwor, Dhungedhara, Gatthaghar, Sallaghari, Baluwatar, Pepsicola, Koteshwor, Manbhawan, Sitapaila, Dholahiti, Kalimati, Bansbari, Kaltipur, , Buddha, Banepa, Balaju, Imadol and Kapan.
Now let’s take a quick look at the standard plan and prices.
|With television (3)||Without television|
|1 month||NPR 2,200||NPR 2100|
|3 months||NPR 6,450||NPR 6,150|
|12 months||22,000 NPR||21,000 NPR|
|One-off costs||Dual band (UN)||Drop the thread||Deposit (UN)||Smart installation|
|1 month||NPR 2500||500 NPR||500 NPR||3,000 NPR|
|3 months||2,000 NPR||500 NPR||500 NPR||3,000 NPR|
|12 months||To free||To free||500 NPR||3,000 NPR|
Installation of the 1.1 beacon with mesh system
|For each tag 1.1||Beacon rental 1.1||Tag repository 1.1|
|1 month||4000 NPR||NPR 2500|
|3 months||3,000 NPR||NPR 2500|
|12 months||2,000 NPR||NPR 2500|
These fees would be applicable up to 2 Beacon 1.1. However, for the 3rd or more Beacon 1.1 routers, 8,000 NPR will be charged for each installation.
As for installation, the following fees apply.
|One-off charges for STB||Primary STB||STB main repository||Secondary STB||STB secondary deposit|
|1 month||3,000 NPR||500 NPR||2,000 NPR||500 NPR|
|3 months||NPR 2500||500 NPR||2,000 NPR||500 NPR|
|12 months||To free||500 NPR||2,000 NPR||500 NPR|
WorldLink provides the âSmart Installâ service for proper router placement, ensuring better speed and Wi-Fi signal at all locations in customer residences.
Coming to the Beacon 1.1, it is a dual band mesh router with a theoretical maximum speed of 867 Mbps and supporting the Wi-Fi standard (802.11ac). It offers fast throughput and low latency as well as HD and 4K video streaming while being manageable through the myWorldLink app.