MTNL upgrades ADSL broadband speeds in Delhi to 2Mbps till FUP

Following BSNL’s footsteps in upgrading broadband data speeds, another PSU telecom unit, MTNL has now revised all its broadband plans with upgraded data speeds of 2Mbps in Delhi. A few days back, we had reported that MTNL upgraded Broadband packs with extra data to FUP limit in Mumbai. However, unlike what they did in Mumbai, MTNL has increased download speeds till FUP in Delhi. This revision came when the company… Read More


MTNL Mumbai giving away free broadband connection with 6 GB of data to landline applicants

The PSU telecom operator MTNL has now started offering free broadband connections to new landline customers in Mumbai. The operator has announced that it is a festive offer for its new landline customers in Mumbai. Under this offer, the customers who have applied for a new landline connection in Mumbai before August 31 can avail broadband services for absolutely free for the period of one month. The state-run operator has… Read More


MTNL raises the FUP limit for select Broadband plans in Mumbai circle

We recently reported that BSNL will be revising pre FUP data speeds to 2Mbps for all broadband plans Pan India. But BSNL is not the only PSU who is concerned about shrinking market share of broadband subscribers, even MTNL is trying to take timely steps to prevent losing its subscribers to private local ISPs. MTNL has increased the FUP limit for select 2 Mbps, 8 Mbps and 10 Mbps ADSL… Read More


MTNL hikes wired broadband tariff by 25% in Mumbai

The start of the new financial year will not be bringing joy to MTNL’s broadband subscribers in Mumbai circle. MTNL has revised its broadband tariff and hiked its FTTH and VDSL plan tariffs. The revised rates are effective from April 1, the company said on its website. The monthly rental for the MTNL’s broadband plan Fibre Thrill 4000 has been increased by about 25 %, while that of the VDSL plan… Read More


Telecom minister shuns all talks about shutting down MTNL

Telecom minister Ravishankar Prasad has refuted all rumours that have been going rife about the possibility of shutting down of public sector unit MTNL. Earlier we reported how talks about shut down of 5 PSUs were rampant out of which we only knew for sure about 3 units of HMT which is a watch manufacturing company as Heavy Industries minister Anant Geete had disclosed during the questioning hour. The identities… Read More


Government to shut down MTNL and 5 other loss making PSU’s ?

As we predicted some months back, the Government will be in its move in shutting down a bunch of losses making PSUs which also includes the state-run telecom MTNL. India has totally 251 PSUs amongst which 65 are reportedly put under the scanner for being the loss-making ones. The five PSUs which will be closed down include HMT which was one of the early pioneers in manufacturing watches and tractors… Read More


MTNL posts another Q3 loss of Rs 730.83 crore

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), the state-run telco operating in Delhi and Mumbai, has reported yet another quarter of net loss Rs 730.83 crores for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014. Similarly, (MTNL) recorded a Rs.733.23 crore net loss for the first quarter (April-June) of 2014-15. The company had reported a net profit of Rs 428.03 crore in the corresponding quarter last fiscal, MTNL said in a filing to… Read More


MTNL offers lowest 3G data tariff in Mumbai 1GB for Rs.152

The state-run telecom operator MTNL has started offering one of the lowest tariffs for 3G data in Mumbai. MTNL has launched a pack offering 1GB 3G data for Rs.152 with 30 days validity. In comparison, other 3G players in Mumbai offer Rcom Rs.177, Airtel Rs.249 and Vodafone Rs.251 for 1GB 3G data with 30 days validity. As of now this offer is launched as a limited period offering but later… Read More


MTNL and BSNL say no to upcoming spectrum auction

State-run telecom operators MTNL and BSNL have declared that they will not be participating in the upcoming spectrum auctions. MTNL and BSNL have said they have sufficient spectrum to carry on their services without disruption at the moment and see no immediate requirement for the same. The state-run operators had stayed away from November 2012, March 2013 and February 2014 spectrum auctions as well. Telecom minister Shri. Ravi Shankar Prasad… Read More


MTNL announce new schemes on Good Governance Day

As part of Good Governance Day celebrations, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today announced new schemes and services for Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL) subscribers in Delhi and Mumbai. MTNL Jodi Plan Under this plan, MTNL prepaid subscribers can pair their mobile or landline to make calls at reduced rate of 20p/min. The paired number should be an MTNL number within the city. Call rates to other network local and STD calls… Read More


MTNL raises Rs 1500 cr through 10 year Bonds, can this transform MTNL ?

MTNL has raised Rs 1,500 crore by selling bonds to institutional investors on Monday at 8.41 % annual rate and the funds would be used to repay debt. “We floated a Rs. 1,000 crore 10-year-bond issue, which was fully subscribed. We have received bids worth Rs. 1,500 crore from investors and we will retain the full amount using the green-shoe option,” according to a report. However, the amount raised will be… Read More


MTNL reports yet another Quarter of loss, Net loss amounts to Rs. 834.22 Cr

State-run operator Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has posted a net loss of Rs 834.22 crore in the second quarter of this fiscal. Down from Rs 947.1 crore loss posted in the same quarter last year. For the quarter ended 30th September, total income from operations increased to Rs 850.7 crore. Which is lesser than Rs 856.02 crore posted in the same quarter last year. Revenues from basic (Fixed line)… Read More

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