MTNL cuts broadband charges, launches TV on mobile

MTNL cuts broadband charges, launches TV on mobile
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First Published: Wed, Aug 13 2008. 02 05 PM IST
Updated: Wed, Aug 13 2008. 02 05 PM IST
PTI
New Delhi: Public sector telecom services provider MTNL today slashed broadband charges by up to 50% to increase user base in the national capital.
The PSU announced a plan that will offer customers high speed (2 mbps) Internet access at a monthly rental of Rs99 and 150 mb free download. Alternately, users can opt for a monthly rental scheme of Rs149 with free download of 400 mb.
These plans will be available from August 15.
It has also reduced the monthly rental of another tariff plan by 34% from Rs899 to 599 that would be available to customers from September 1.
MTNL, which has 2.6 lakhs broadband customers in Delhi, plans to attract more customers with this reduction, company’s Executive Director-Delhi A K Arora said.
The state-run telecom operator, which was the first to launch IPTV in the country, also added another first to its credit by launching Mobile TV.
“The TV service on mobile handsets ‘MTNL-TV´ is available in Delhi and the NCR for MTNL customers both on Dolphin and Trump. It will provide 20 channels, and the charges are Rs99 per month,” Arora said here.
Fashion TV and religious channels will be not be available on the service.
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First Published: Wed, Aug 13 2008. 02 05 PM IST
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