On 19th March BSNL announced a free ‘[email protected]’ plan with 5 GB per day data for landline users to encourage people working from home. Following the lead, now MTNL has brought ‘Double Data’ offer on broadband plans of landline and mobile plans in Delhi and Mumbai.
“MTNL has doubled free data in all the broadband plans of landline as well as mobile for one month will effect from today so that people are encouraged to work from home,” MTNL Chairman and Managing Director Sunil Kumar told PTI.
The new offer will be valid for a month, MTNL is also providing free broadband service for its landline and new customers, in addition to this the service provider is not charging installation fee on people opting for copper cable-based connection, however, you have to purchase a modem for the service.
COVID-19 is a contagious disease which spreads by touching contaminated objects or staying near any infected person. To prevent the spread of this new disease, the government of India and state governments are taking several steps which also includes shutting down of offices and asking people to work from home.
To facilitate working from home private telecom service providers are also taking steps, Reliance Jio has upgraded its 4G data bundles to offer twice as much data along with additional off-net calling minutes while ACT Fibernet is providing up to 250 GB of extra data.