New Delhi: AOL, a division of Time Warner, a leading media and entertainment company, and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL), (NY: MTE) the leading provider of broadband and telecommunications services in Delhi and Mumbai has announced a strategic partnership which would bring AOL’s products and content to MTNL subscribers through a co-branded portal.
The co-branded portal, mtnl.aol.in will offer a compelling combination of AOL products: an easy to use e-mail service, Instant Messenger, content straddling across channels like Cricket, Bollywood, Hollywood and music, it will also include integrated videos in many channels, in addition to MTNL utilities like services and product offerings, games, tariff plans and customer care.
MTNL users will have the option of making mtnl.aol.in as their default destination to access content across various channels.
“With adoption of Broadband skyrocketing, this strategic partnership leveraging the inherent strengths of MTNL‘s network and AOL as a global web services player will bring to our subscribers a world class Internet experience” said J Gopal, Executive Director MTNL, speaking on the occasion.
Commenting on the deal PG Ponnapa AOL vice president and general manager, stated, “We are happy to have partnered with MTNL in launching this portal. AOL’s suite of products and services layered over MTNL’s expertise in total telecommunication services including internet access services and broadband services will catalyze the adoption of the Internet for what will be a Broadband era.