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Cabinet approves revival package of Rs 1.64 lakh cr for loss-making BSNL

Cabinet approves revival package of Rs 1.64 lakh cr for loss-making BSNL

🕔07:06, 28.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a revival package of Rs 1.64 lakh crore for loss-making state-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). The Cabinet also approved the merger of BSNL and BBNL (Bharat Broadband

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No plans for divestment of BSNL: Govt

No plans for divestment of BSNL: Govt

🕔09:36, 24.Mar 2022

The Centre has no plans for disinvestment of state-owned telecom player BSNL, Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan informed the Parliament on Wednesday. New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Centre has no plans for disinvestment of state-owned telecom player BSNL,

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Centre begins asset monetisation of BSNL, MTNL

Centre begins asset monetisation of BSNL, MTNL

🕔17:49, 20.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Centre has begun the non-core asset monetisation of telecos — BSNL and MTNL. Accordingly, DIPAM (Department of Investment and Public Asset Management) has begun auction of BSNL and MTNL assets. The monetisation commenced with the

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Centre begins asset monetisation of BSNL, MTNL

Centre begins asset monetisation of BSNL, MTNL

🕔17:07, 20.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Centre has begun the non-core asset monetisation of telecos — BSNL and MTNL. Accordingly, DIPAM (Department of Investment and Public Asset Management) has begun auction of BSNL and MTNL assets. The monetisation commenced with the

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BSNL asked to use latest solar back up tech in far-off places in Himachal

BSNL asked to use latest solar back up tech in far-off places in Himachal

🕔07:39, 1.Jul 2021

Shimla, July 01 Bringing tribal areas closer through virtual mode, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed the government owned BSNL to replace the outdated solar back up technology to redress the problem of inadequate bandwidth due to erratic electricity

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BSNL & MTNL turns EBITDA positive with in 1 year of approval of revival plan by Union Cabinet

BSNL & MTNL turns EBITDA positive with in 1 year of approval of revival plan by Union Cabinet

🕔15:46, 13.Jan 2021

Both organizations expect to reduce their losses by 50% when compared to 2019-20 Under Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, BSNL once again reports EBITDA positive after 2015-16 New Delhi, Jan 11 Five years ago, under Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, BSNL’s

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Industry body lauds BSNL’s move towards Indian equipment for 4G

Industry body lauds BSNL’s move towards Indian equipment for 4G

🕔20:40, 3.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 3  The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has lauded state-run BSNL’s move to test India-made telecom equipment before allowing indigenous manufacturers participate in the 4G tender to be floated by the company. Terming the move as

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BSNL raises Rs 8,500 cr via sovereign bonds

BSNL raises Rs 8,500 cr via sovereign bonds

🕔06:37, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22  State-run BSNL on Monday raised Rs 8,500 crore through sovereign guaranteed bonds. “BSNL offered government guaranteed unsecured, redeemable, listed, taxable, non-convertible debentures of face value of Rs 10 lakh each at par, with option to retain

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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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