Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited

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Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited is better known as MTNL and was set up in the year 1986. It is a government owned organization catering to the telecommunication needs of Delhi and Mumbai. The company has created websites to provide customers with relevant information about new offers, technologies, and facilities.

Facts about Mahanagar Telephone Nigam:

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited has its offices throughout Mumbai and has over 124 telephone exchanges. The company has set up 2 million connections till date. The Mahanagar Telephone Nigam has established nearly 41,491 public call booths in Mumbai. The company has incorporated all the latest technologies available in the telecom sector and introduced automated methods of billing in order to serve its customers better.

Services of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited:

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited strives to undertake improvisations and modernizations to increase its service quality and standards. The services provided by the company include fax and data services, apart from the usual telephone services. The company has also introduced a digital network operated through circuit switches that facilitate transmission of voice and data, and the speed is over 64 kbps. It also provides services under Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) that can be classified as under:

  • User-to-user signaling
  • Call waiting
  • Multiple-subscriber number
  • Calling line identification
  • Call forwarding
  • Line hunting
Latest Services offered by Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited:

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited has introduced card-calling services and offers video conferencing which works at speeds ranging from 128-384 kbps. It is growing at a substantial rate and has recently shown an impressive profit ratio among other government owned companies. The latest services incorporated by the company may be described as follows:
  • Internet express
  • Tri-band broadband
  • Leased line
  • Internet services
  • I-net services
Types of connections offered by Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited:

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited presently offers 2 types of connections - one is the telephone connection for permanent users and the other is a temporary connection for people who need telephone services for a limited time span extending from 6 months to 4 years.

Technologies used by Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited:

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited provides Global System for Mobile Communication or GSM which works on digital cellular technology. The most significant use of GSM is the uninterrupted mobile service even outside the country. Mahanagar Telephone Nigam shares its GSM services with other companies such as Mobilkom Austria of Austria, Grameen Phone Ltd. of Bangladesh, Mobistar of Belgium, Roger Wireless Inc. of Canada, and Elisa Corporation of Finland. The other technologies used by Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited are as follows:
  • HSPA
  • IP Networking
  • EDGE
  • GPRS

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Last Updated on 06th June 2011

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