WorldLink Communications has introduced the new Photon series with Photon 300 that promises high-speed broadband internet of up to 300 Mbps like never before. The installation requires several routers, in a Mesh Wi-Fi network, mounted at the appropriate position in the house for seamless Wi-Fi coverage across all locations, though it’s optional.
Regarding mesh Wi-Fi, it is said to allow users to log into a single Wi-Fi network across the length and breadth of the house without compromising both experience and speed.
The Photon 300 internet plans are available in 20 different locations inside Kathmandu valley as of now including Battisputali, New Baneshwor, Dhungedhara, Gatthaghar, Sallaghari, Baluwatar, Pepsicola, Koteshwor, Manbhawan, Sitapaila, Dholahiti, Kalimati, Bansbari, Kirtipur, Satungal, Kaldhara, Bouddha, Banepa, Balaju, Imadol, and Kapan.
Now, let’s take a quick look at the standard plan and pricing.
|With TV (3)||Without TV|
|1 month||NPR 2,200||NPR 2,100|
|3 months||NPR 6,450||NPR 6,150|
|12 months||NPR 22,000||NPR 21,000|
|One Time Charge||Dual Band (ONU)||Drop Wire||Deposit (ONU)||Smart Installation|
|1 month||NPR 2,500||NPR 500||NPR 500||NPR 3,000|
|3 months||NPR 2,000||NPR 500||NPR 500||NPR 3,000|
|12 months||Free||Free||NPR 500||NPR 3,000|
Beacon 1.1 Installation with Mesh System
|For every Beacon 1.1||Beacon 1.1 Rental||Beacon 1.1 Deposit|
|1 month||NPR 4,000||NPR 2,500|
|3 months||NPR 3,000||NPR 2,500|
|12 months||NPR 2,000||NPR 2,500|
These charges are said to be applicable for up to 2 Beacon 1.1. However, for the 3rd or more Beacon 1.1 routers, NPR 8,000 will be charged for each installation.
As for installation, the following charges apply.
|One Time Charge for STB||Primary STB||Primary STB Deposit||Secondary STB||Secondary STB Deposit|
|1 month||NPR 3,000||NPR 500||NPR 2,000||NPR 500|
|3 months||NPR 2,500||NPR 500||NPR 2,000||NPR 500|
|12 months||Free||NPR 500||NPR 2,000||NPR 500|
WorldLink provides the ‘Smart Installation’ service for proper router placement ensuring better speed and Wi-Fi signal across all locations in customers’ residences.
Coming to the Beacon 1.1, it’s a dual-band mesh router with a maximum theoretical speed of 867 Mbps and supports the Wi-Fi (802.11ac) standard. It offers fast throughput and low latency as well as HD and 4K video streaming whilst manageable via the myWorldLink app.