In an attempt to provide enhanced value proposition to the customers, Mumbai’s largest Broadband Service provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) today increases the minimum speed of Broadband to 512 kbps from exiting 256 Kbps.
Broadband Revolution In India.
MTNL becomes the first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in India who opt minimum Broadband speed from 256 Kbps to 512 Kbps, without the mandatory regulation. The last broadband revolution in India started in 2004 when telecom regulator TRAI labeled the minimum speeds to be 256 Kbps for Broadband connections when all Private ISPs were offering just 64 Kbps as broadband in India.
Minimum 512 Kbps Broadband Speed For All :
Now all MTNL Broadband subscribers in Unlimited and Limited plans (256 Kbps/320 Kbps) will get minimum of 512 Kbps, without any additional cost effective from tomorrow i.e. 26 January 2012 The Republic Day of India.
If you remember, We at TelecomTalk exclusively shared this good news on 20th January that MTNL is all set to Say Bye Bye to 256 Kbps speed on Broadband and going to opt 512 Kbps minimum speed for all Broadband connections from this Republic Day.
MTNL’s Unlimited Broadband Plan, More Speed – Same Price :
MTNL’s Truly Unlimited Broadband plan (without any FUP) users under Plan-395, Plan-495 Combo will get increased speed of 512 Kbps (existing 256 Kbps/320 Kbps), while in Plan-599 new speed will be 752 Kbps (existing 608 Kbps) without any extra charges.
Apart from Truly Unlimited Broadband Plans, 2 Mbps Xpress Unlimited Broadband plan-600 users will get Download speed after 8 GB to 512 Kbps (existing 256 Kbps). While In Freedom-297 & 497 plans, download speed after bill-cap increased from 256Kbps to 512Kbps.
Closer of Non Popular Broadband plans for New Customers :
The existing non-popular Broadband volume plans – DSL_Trib49, DSL_200P, DSL_399, TriB_599, DSL_749, DSL-249-Combo, DSL_Combo_B_499 & DSL_Combo will be closed for new booking and plan change effective from 26 January 2012.
Speaking On this new initiative , Mr. Peeyush Agrawal, Executive Director, MTNL Mumbai said, “ MTNL is number one Broadband service provider in Mumbai and also second largest in India with more than 5.5 lacs customers in Mumbai circle.
This customer friendly step has been pro-actively initiated by MTNL to give the customers faster broadband experience without any extra charges and affordable rates.”