Cyta ups its speed

6 Aug 2007

Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta), has announced that it will upgrade the upstream speed of its ADSL services on 1 September, with the Home i-choice1000 package upload rate increasing from 128kbps to 256kbps and the BusinessLite package from 128kbps to 512kbps. The downstream speed for both packages will remain at 1Mbps. The incumbent telco also announced that it is introducing two new higher speed packages in September, the Home i-Choice2000 with 2Mbps download and 512kbps upload, and the i-Choice BusinessPlus (4Mbps/512kbps down/uplink). Home i-Choice2000 carries a monthly subscription fee of CYP23 (EUR 39.33), with a connection charge of CYP46, while the i-Choice BusinessPlus costs CYP97.75 per month plus a one-off fee of CYP115. Existing subscribers of Cyta’s Home and i-Choice Business packages will be able to upgrade to i-Choice2000 and i-Choice BusinessPlus, free of charge, until 1 December.