The Full form of MTNL is Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited. MTNL is a state owned telecom company providing its services in metro cities of Delhi and Mumbai area. Incorporated on 1st April, 1986 MTNL was setup by the Government of India to upgrade the quality of telecom services, expand the telecom network, introduce new services and to raise revenue for telecom development needs of India’s key metro cities of Delhi & Mumbai. MTNL is the principal provider of fixed-line telecommunication service in these two Metropolitan cities. It provides landline and broadband services on copper and fiber with a speed ranging between 6 mbps to 100 mbps. It also offers mobile services in the city of Delhi including four peripheral towns Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad & Gaziabad and the Mumbai city along with the areas falling under the Mumbai Municipal Corporation, New Mumbai Corporation and Thane Municipal Corporation. MTNL also has overseas business in Mauritius, Nepal etc in telecom field. In more than two decades of its operations, there has been all-round development & growth and operational efficiency has also improved. Presently, MTNL is providing a host of telecom services that include fixed telephone service, GSM (including 3G services) & CDMA based Mobile service, Value Added Services (VAS), Internet, Broadband, ISDN and Leased Line services.