MTNL Revamps Android App; Announces New Broadband and Prepaid Schemes


State-run telecom firm MTNL on Thursday announced the launch of the revamped version of its My MTNL Delhi mobile app for Android smartphones, with which customers can lodge service complaints, pay bills and book new connections.

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the mobile app as part ‘Good Governance Day’ celebrations.

“MTNL launched an Android-based application, which will help in meeting objectives under Good Governance. Through this app, customer will be able to access MTNL services without need for visiting MTNL office,” the state-owned company said in a statement.

A free one month broadband rental scheme and Jodi plan for prepaid customers of MTNL were also announced.

Under the broadband offer, people buying MTNL broadband connection till January 26 will not have to first month rental for scheme priced at and below Rs. 999.

Under the Jodi plan, MTNL announced that a prepaid customer can opt for one more MTNL prepaid number within same city.

Calls made between these two numbers will be charged Rs. 0.20 per minute as against Rs. 0.40 a minute otherwise. Under the Jodi scheme, STD calls cost Rs. 0.50 per minute.

Jodi plan subscribers will also get free 100 minutes of local calls on MTNL network and 200MB of mobile Internet usage.