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BSNL sources 53% of mobile network equipment from ZTE, Huawei

BSNL sources 53% of mobile network equipment from ZTE, Huawei

🕔07:14, 18.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 18  At a time when concerns have been raised over equipment of Chinese origin in mobile networks and anti-China sentiments are on a high, the Centre on Thursday said that around 53.4 per cent of state-run BSNL’s

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BSNL launches ‘Bharat Air Fibre’ service in Maharashtra

BSNL launches ‘Bharat Air Fibre’ service in Maharashtra

🕔18:21, 2.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 2 State-run BSNL on Sunday launched ‘Bharat Air Fibre’ services at Akola in Maharashtra allowing the residents of Akola and Washim districts to get wireless internet connections on demand. The service is part of the Centre’s ‘Digital India’

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BSNL employees union to protest against cancellation of 4G tender

BSNL employees union to protest against cancellation of 4G tender

🕔07:25, 15.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 15  The employees union of state-run telecom operator BSNL will stage protests across the country on Thursday on a host of issues including the cancellation of its 4G tender and non-payment of salaries. All major unions are

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BSNL’s 4G upgradate tender cancelled, DoT to issue to fresh one

BSNL’s 4G upgradate tender cancelled, DoT to issue to fresh one

🕔07:35, 2.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 2  In yet another move to keep Chinese technologies companies at bay, the Centre has cancelled the 4G upgradation tender for BSNL as it has decided to come up with fresh specifications for the upgrade process, sources

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EESL, BSNL to erect 1k EV charging stations

EESL, BSNL to erect 1k EV charging stations

🕔16:02, 18.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 18  The state-run Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) for installation of public charging stations to boost e-mobility adoption across India. Under the

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BSNL to save Rs 1,300 cr in current fiscal post VRS

BSNL to save Rs 1,300 cr in current fiscal post VRS

🕔06:53, 18.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 18  State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) said on Tuesday that post VRS, it expects to save Rs 1,300 crore in wage bills this fiscal after the scheme becomes effective in January. In all, 78,569 employees have

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Govt rules out BSNL, MTNL disinvestment

Govt rules out BSNL, MTNL disinvestment

🕔15:52, 12.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 12  The government on Thursday ruled out any plans to sell stake or disinvestment of ailing telecom PSUs — Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) in the Parliament while fixing a target

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94,000 BSNL, MTNL employees seek VRS

94,000 BSNL, MTNL employees seek VRS

🕔06:36, 26.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 26  Over 94,000 employees of state-run BSNL and MTNL have applied for the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) with eight more days to go for its closure, according to a government official. According to sources, BSNL’s 80,000 and

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BSNL to float tender for 50K 4G line equipments by Nov-end

BSNL to float tender for 50K 4G line equipments by Nov-end

🕔13:34, 22.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 22  State-run BSNL will float a 4G tender November-end to roll out new lines up to 50,000 , sources said. The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), which received a fresh lease of life with the Cabinet approving

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Over 60k apply for VRS in BSNL/MTNL in 4 days: Telecom Secy

Over 60k apply for VRS in BSNL/MTNL in 4 days: Telecom Secy

🕔07:38, 9.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 9  Over 60,000 employees have applied for Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) in BSNL and MTNL, telecom secretary Anshu Prakash said on Friday. Out of this, a little over 57,000 employees are from BSNL and around 3,000 from

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BSNL notifies VRS, scheme open till Dec 3

BSNL notifies VRS, scheme open till Dec 3

🕔13:08, 6.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 6  State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has notified its Voluntary Retirement Scheme and has asked its circle heads to circulate the guidelines to facilitate the exercise of option by its employees. In a communication to its

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Prasad asks BSNL/MTNL to start dialogue with staff on VRS

Prasad asks BSNL/MTNL to start dialogue with staff on VRS

🕔07:02, 4.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 4  Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the ailing telecom PSUs, BSNL and MTNL, to start a dialogue with their employees on the terms and conditions of the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) and prepare a roadmap

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MTNL to be BSNL subsidiary, govt okays

MTNL to be BSNL subsidiary, govt okays

🕔12:58, 2.Nov 2019

New Delhi, Nov 2  State-run MTNL will be a subsidiary of BSNL by transferring the government’s shareholding to it following the Union Cabinet’s in-principle approval to their merger. Government holds 56.25 per cent in MTNL. Its share price was up

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Cabinet may take up capital infusion in BSNL, MTNL in September

Cabinet may take up capital infusion in BSNL, MTNL in September

🕔13:50, 8.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 8  After PSU banks, the government is likely to infuse capital in two chronically ill telecom PSUs BSNL and MTNL, and the Union Cabinet is likely to take a decision on 4G spectrum allocation to them by

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BSNL begins land monetisation, fair valuation at Rs 20,000 cr

BSNL begins land monetisation, fair valuation at Rs 20,000 cr

🕔13:44, 11.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 11  Public sector Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is in the process identifying land parcels all over the country for monetisation, which as per its internal estimate is valued at Rs 20,000 crore in 2018-19. The state-run

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BSNL’s FY19 loss may have touched 12,000 cr

BSNL’s FY19 loss may have touched 12,000 cr

🕔14:02, 8.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 8  The state-run BSNL’s 2018-19 losses may have touched Rs 12,000 crore if attributed exclusively to its services, official sources said. The PSU has another board meeting on April 16, where it may discuss the trends in

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PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June

PMO advises DoT to help BSNL with wage bill till June

🕔07:01, 23.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 23  The Prime Ministers’ Office on Friday took stock of the telecom sector’s financial position, including two ailing PSUS, and is learnt to have asked Department of Telecom to support BSNL, currently going through a huge financial

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Jio added most subscribers in Nov 2018, followed by BSNL: TRAI

Jio added most subscribers in Nov 2018, followed by BSNL: TRAI

🕔18:51, 19.Jan 2019

New Delhi, Jan 19  Reliance Jio led the subscription race in November 2018 adding around 88.01 lakh subscribers across the country, the highest among all the telecom service providers. Data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on

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Cabinet extends ITI Ltd’s quota for procurement by BSNL, MTNL

Cabinet extends ITI Ltd’s quota for procurement by BSNL, MTNL

🕔09:53, 9.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Thursday extended the procurement quota of government-owned telephone equipment maker ITI Ltd for procurements made by the public sector companies of BSNL, MTNL and Bharat Broadband Network Ltd (BBNL) for three years.

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Nokia, BSNL partner to create 5G ecosystem in India

Nokia, BSNL partner to create 5G ecosystem in India

🕔15:38, 16.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 16  Nokia and the government-owned telecom operator BSNL on Tuesday announced to work together to leverage 4G LTE technology for enabling greater operational efficiency at Nokia’s Chennai plant and prepare it for the 5G era with smart

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