MTNL Services Update

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) remains undisputed leader in two metros (Delhi & Mumbai) in telephony and broadband serivices, recent news reports says that there are more than 30,000 and 7,000 people waiting in queues for their broadband and IPTV service connections respectively.

Other players might have to pull up their socks to match up with the competition in the market. But MTNL seems to have a huge demand; one can say that is mainly due to their brand that they have created all these years.

Mr. R.S.P. Sinha chairman of MTNL recently spoke to media regarding this supply gap, this is what he has to say.

“We have an edge over our competitors both in terms of quality of services and pricing. That is why people prefer waiting for our services rather than going to our competitors.”

The Subscriber base of MTNL comprises of

Basic Wire line (incl. WLL-F):- 36, 91,886

  • Delhi: – 15, 54,673
  • Mumbai: – 21, 37,213

WLL-M: – 1, 60,649

  • Delhi: – 98,885
  • Mumbai: – 61,764

GSM: – 36, 77,782

  • Pre paid: – 29, 34,559
  • Post paid: – 7, 43,223

Totaling to 75, 30,317 Connections above (figures does not include Internet services).

Broadband: – 6, 03,405

  • Post paid connections: – 13, 48,223
  • Pre paid connections: – 27,396

and total internet connection totals to 19, 79,024

Company said it will expand its current capacity by November and will wipe out the total wait time (queues) for their services and will float new tenders for further capacity expansion.

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