Asia Bizz: Indian telecom service provider MTS has announced its expansion of it high speed mobile broadband service, MBlaze in Karnataka, India on Monday. The telecom service provider has introduced the service in eight more towns in the southern state in India.

The new service has been introduced in the towns of Bidar, Hospet, Chitradurga, Chikmagalur, Karwar, Sarjapur and Bagalkote. The service is now available in 35 towns across the state of Karnataka.

Suresh S Kumar, the COO of the Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh circles of MTS India, has said that they are planning to invest Rs. 100 crores for the expansion of the business in the state of Karnataka. The company is aiming to expand the services to make it available to the maximum number of customers in the shortest possible time.

Currently, MTS provides High Speed Mobile Broad services in more than 50 cities across the Asian nation, which also includes the metropolitan cities.

The MBlaze mobile broad band service was launched in the year 2009 by MTS. The new service was well accepted by the users in a very short span of time. In 2010, the company had launched MTS TV for the MBlaze customers. MTS has also announced pan-India roaming for its users in April and May 2010, in direct competition to Tata Photon and Reliance.