Mumbai's largest broadband service provider MTNL's broadband customers will have to shell out more for Broadband - Internet services from next month as the service provider has hiked the charges, by 8 percent to 20 per cent approx in certain plans.
The revised or increased tariff includes both the limited Data usage plans, Unlimited plans.
MTNL Broadband customers for the closed Data usage plans such as Tri B_200P will be charged at Rs.248 per month instead of Rs.200 per month, DSL 249 Combo will be charged at Rs.299 per month; similarly DSL combo 500 will be at Rs.551 per month.
Similarly for Unlimited closed plans, the rates have been revised e.g. DSL _UnItd_ 450_Monthly has been revised to Rs 500 per month , and DSL Unlimited Combo 550 has been revised to Rs.600 per month. Under both plans the minimum speed will be now at 768Kbps from 7am to 6pm , 1Mbps from 6pm to 12am and 2Mbps speed from 12am to 7am.
Apart from above plans, Xpress UL Combo 650 has been revised to Rs.699 per month Here the speed offered will be now at 2Mbps upto 12 GB and 1Mbps afterwards. Upload speed will be at 768 Kbps.
The operator has informed its customers that the increase in broadband rates would be effective from next billing cycle in April.