MTNL

  • MTNL customers to get WiFi services at non-home spots 26-01-2014 01:00 PM

    Mumbai: Ailing state-owned telecom company MTNL plans to launch high speed WiFi services in Mumbai and Delhi, which will provide Internet services to customers at different locations, apart from their homes. MTNL will be tying up with malls, coffee chains and food courts to provide this unlimited WiFi service to...
  • BSNL, MTNL likely to offer free roaming plans from January 26 24-01-2014 12:27 PM

    State-owned telecom firms MTNL and BSNL are likely to launch new roaming plans from January 26 that will offer their subscribers free calls, sources said. "MTNL has plans to make roaming free for its customers on its network in Delhi and Mumbai without any additional charge," said an official source....
  • BSNL, MTNL working to offer free roaming for their customers 25-09-2013 11:05 AM

    New Delhi: State-run telecom firms BSNL and MTNL today said that they are working jointly to offer free roaming service to all their customers. "In the NCR (National Capital Region), leaving Delhi, where BSNL customers is on roaming, he is not charged for roaming. We would like to enlarge that...
  • Spectrum auction expected in January, revenue target at Rs 11,000 crore 24-09-2013 01:42 PM

    The Department of Telecom is likely to conduct the third round of spectrum auction by January and expects to garner a minimum revenue of about Rs 11,000 crore this fiscal, a top official said. Replying to a query on expected time-line for the next round of spectrum auction, Telecom Secretary...
  • Telephone directories die a silent death 19-08-2013 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: Technology is claiming yet another relic. Remember those big fat books that made us proudly proclaim in the 1970s and 1980s that we owned a telephone? Alas, with the advent of the internet and smartphones that can store hundreds of numbers, the telephone directory got lost in the...
  • ITSB crossed 90 cr mark in May, informs TRAI 16-08-2013 07:39 PM

    Registering a marginal growth, Indian telecom subscriber base (ITSB) crossed 90 crore-mark in May this year after almost two years. The base grew by 0.34 per cent to reach 90.005 crore, according to Trai data. This is the second time the subscriber base is breaching the 90 crore-mark. Earlier in...
  • GoM meet on BSNL, MTNL revival deferred by a day 10-06-2013 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: The meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) looking into the revival strategy for state- owned telecom firms BSNL and MTNL has been deferred by a day to June 12. "It has been deferred to June 12," an official source told reporters. The GoM, headed by Finance Minister...
  • BSNL, MTNL may enter into cable TV, broadcasting 09-05-2013 11:35 PM

    New Delhi: A Group of Ministers is expected to consider a DoT proposal on Thursday that may clear the way for state-owned telecom firms, BSNL and MTNL, to venture into cable TV and broadcasting services to help infuse life into the loss making companies. The Department of Telecom (DoT) is...
  • HC rules in favour of BEST in MTNL tariff case 08-04-2013 11:35 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has upheld the decision of a power distribution company categorising telephone exchanges of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) as 'commercial consumer' for the purpose of charging tariff. MTNL had filed a petition challenging the decision of Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) to change...
  • MPs owe more than Rs 7 crore to MTNL 22-11-2011 07:05 PM

    New Delhi: Over Rs 7 crore is what some current and former Members of Parliament (MPs) owe MTNL as unpaid telephone bills. CNN-IBN has accessed RTI details obtained by activist Subhash Agarwal showing how much money is owed by the MPs. An overall sum of Rs 19,78,027 is owed by...
  • MTNL reduces data download rates by 15 pc 12-10-2011 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: State-run telecom major MTNL on Wednesday announced a steep decline of 15 per cent in internet tariffs, an effort to provide the services at affordable rates to customers. The customers now would be charged Re 1 for every data download of 1.2 MB, against the earlier rate of...
  • CWG scam: HCL Infosystems, MTNL tank on BSE 09-06-2011 01:49 PM

    Mumbai: HCL Infosystems and MTNL took a hit in early trade on the BSE on Thursday after the CBI carried out searches in the premises of former top officials of both companies in connection with alleged irregularities in a Commonwealth Games project. Shares of IT firm HCL Infosystems tumbled by...
  • India added 11.11 mn GSM subscribers in April 20-05-2011 01:04 PM

    New Delhi: India's GSM subscriber base grew by 1.95 per cent in April with the addition of 11.11 million mobile phone users, of which Bharti Airtel alone signed up over 2.41 million customers. The total number of GSM subscribers in the country crossed 580.67 million as against 569.56 million in...
  • BSNL, MTNL to synergise operations 18-05-2011 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: Following directives from Telecom Ministry to synergise their operations, state-run MTNL on Wednesday said it has initiated process with BSNL to streamline their business, including telecommunications, enterprise and customer care to cut costs. Both the firms are reeling under huge financial losses and the Government has directed them...
  • Anderson's escape from India will remain a mystery 07-09-2010 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: The circumstances under which United Carbide chief Warren Anderson suddenly fled the country after he arrived in the aftermath of the Bhopal gas tragedy will continue to remain a mystery. MTNL, which could have thrown some light, said it was unable to provide phone call details. The state-owned...
  • Ensure infrastructure to intercept 3G calls: Home Ministry 11-08-2010 01:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has asked the Department of Telecommunication to ensure service providers upgrade infrastructure to intercept calls and SMS of all third generation (3G) mobile services or else stop using the latest technology. In a letter, the MHA has asked DoT to direct state-run BSNL and MTNL,...
  • Man gets Rs 3-lakh phone bills; cheats free calls 27-08-2009 05:01 PM

    MTNL sends him 11 more bills when asked to fix the problem. ...
  • Watch: 3G services in India, what does it mean 11-12-2008 04:38 PM

    Prime Minister has inaugurated the MTNL 3G service. ...
  • A new home PC that costs just Rs 5,000 27-09-2007 07:01 PM

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  • Reliance slashes roaming rates 02-06-2007 02:52 AM

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  • Falling roaming rates please users 01-06-2007 09:42 PM

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  • BSNL, MTNL cut roaming charges 01-06-2007 03:48 PM

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