Exclusive : MTNL Renovates All BroadBand Plans, 512Kbps is Minimum Broadband Speed From Jan 26

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.

Peeyush Agrawal, Executive Director, MTNL Mumbai,

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.”

 

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[…] It is significant to say that still minimum speed for Broadband is 256Kbps as defined by sector regulator TRAI, however MTNL is already providing double speed – 512 Kbps as minimum speed in all Broadband plans since  January 26, 2012. […]

bharat thapa
bharat thapa
July 26, 2013 5:33 pm 5:33 PM

I got my MTNL connection installed today and speed is good. I don’t see too much of speed fluctuation. So far it looks good. 🙂

bhavesh
bhavesh
June 7, 2013 4:58 pm 4:58 PM

i have 599 unlimited plan and i do not get download speed more than 35 kbps

harish
harish
September 2, 2012 4:42 pm 4:42 PM

i have mtnl combo 495@unlimitd plan (512kbps), but i’m getting only 40 to 50 kbps speed. What to do?

irfan
irfan
April 22, 2012 11:30 pm 11:30 PM

DSL_Unlimited_395 upto 384 512Kbps upto 512 Kbps Rs 395 Rs 4345

this payment over not update 512kbps i go agripada office wait time then i call 5 time waste time not good mtnl service

kamlesh mehta
kamlesh mehta
March 6, 2012 10:45 pm 10:45 PM

very nice move…kudos to mtnl. TTML’s Broadband sucks in Bombay

Ashish
Ashish
January 27, 2012 12:05 am 12:05 AM

I Also want to know that pls tell.. Will it b applicable for delhi circle also or we have to still w8..

Manik :
Is is valid for Delhi customers too?

Riju
January 26, 2012 5:58 pm 5:58 PM
saurabh : BSNL md learn some business tactics from MTNL md. Man BSNL is a country wide operator.MTNL is only a metropolitan city operator. so that their operating cost is very less. Bsnl operates in so many remote places. so that operating cost per user is very high when comparing with other operators. Still Bsnl is providng services in cheap rate comparing with pvt. operators which are working only in big cities(only in high profitable areas). Still Bsnl is working for updating their plans.Already they updated some plans and updating work is going on in some places. Please give some… Read more »
Lohit
Lohit
January 26, 2012 4:21 pm 4:21 PM

@manish
today is central govt. holiday… after they get back to work if they are in good mood they’ll upgrade 😀

manish
manish
January 26, 2012 4:05 pm 4:05 PM

still i am getting only 280 kbps 🙁

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