Our guide was written by Shannon Frandsen and last published on Tuesday 14th May 2013.
MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) is the largest provider of landline connections in Mumbai. It might be slow to set up, but it is the most stable and most recommended for landlines.
How to Sign up for an MTNL Landline Connection
The tariff depends on which plan you select. All plans require a Rs 500 registration fee. There is a security deposit of Rs 1,000 for local plans or Rs 3,000 for international plans. The cheapest plan, for only incoming calls, is Rs 179 per month. For 100-200 outgoing local calls per month, the rate is Rs 289 per month. International charges vary and are charged according to the pulse rate.
See this page for a tariff chart: http://mtnlmumbai.in/index.php/fixed-line/landline-services/landline-tariff