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Indigenous 5G Technology Expected To Be Rolled Out By August 2022: Union Minister

Indigenous 5G Technology Expected To Be Rolled Out By August 2022: Union Minister

IT major TCS and state-owned telecom research firm CDoT are engaged in developing 5G technology indigenously which is likely to be deployed on the BSNL network.

03 June 2022
Cabinet Clears Rs 2,426 Crore To Upgrade Mobile Sites In Naxal-Hit Areas To 4G

Cabinet Clears Rs 2,426 Crore To Upgrade Mobile Sites In Naxal-Hit Areas To 4G

The project is spread across the Naxal-affected area in 10 states and the task has been assigned to the state-owned telecom firm BSNL. 

27 April 2022

Reliance Jio Defeats Airtel To Become Second-Largest Fixed-Line Service Provider In India

Reliance Jio has been aggressive in the segment and its share increased to 24 per cent from 14.7 per cent between January 2021 to February 2022.

Government Incorporated 96 New CPSEs Since 2014: Data

Government Incorporated 96 New CPSEs Since 2014: Data

The list includes Air India Assets Holding Ltd (AIAHL), set up in 2018 as a precursor to Air India's sale to hold non-core assets and liabilities of the...

17 April 2022

India's Indigenous 4G Mobile Network To Be Rolled Out Soon, Says Vaishnaw

Replying to a supplementary on the poor connectivity in many areas of the country, Vaishnaw said nine schemes have been taken by the government to improve...

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20 March 2022
BSNL's Service Revenue Seen At Rs 17,000 Crore In FY22

BSNL's Service Revenue Seen At Rs 17,000 Crore In FY22

The start of 5G offerings by private operators will not place BSNL at an immediate disadvantage, as the device ecosystem for the new-age services is still...


20 March 2022
Government Plans To Merge BBNL With BSNL This Month: BSNL CMD

Government Plans To Merge BBNL With BSNL This Month: BSNL CMD

With the proposed merger, BSNL will get 5.67 lakh kilometers of optical fiber which has been laid across 1.85 lakh village panchayats in the country using the...


09 February 2022
Cong Govt Bled BSNL To 'Death Almost'; We Are Reviving It: Nirmala Sitharaman

Cong Govt Bled BSNL To 'Death Almost'; We Are Reviving It: Nirmala Sitharaman

"The Modi government has given money to the company to buy 4G spectrum," she said.


02 February 2022
CSC, BSNL Team Up To Sell Mobile Connections, Recharges, Bill Payments

CSC, BSNL Team Up To Sell Mobile Connections, Recharges, Bill Payments

CSC will facilitate the sale of BSNL mobile products and services, like SIM card and C-Top up, bill payment, consumer fixed access (CFA) products and services...


30 January 2022
Government Mandates Storage OfISD Calls, Conference calls, Messages Details For 2 Years

Government Mandates Storage OfISD Calls, Conference calls, Messages Details For 2 Years

The move follows an amendment made in the unified licence (UL) in December by the Department of Telecom (DoT) which extended storage of call data records as...


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19 January 2022
Reliance Jio Topples BSNL As Largest Fixed Line Broadband Provider

Reliance Jio Topples BSNL As Largest Fixed Line Broadband Provider

According to a monthly telecom subscribers report released by the telecom regulator Trai on Tuesday, Jio now leads the fixed-line broadband segment with 4.34...


21 November 2021
Govt Puts On Sale MTNL, BSNL Assets Worth About Rs 1,100 Crore

Govt Puts On Sale MTNL, BSNL Assets Worth About Rs 1,100 Crore

The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) website has listed MTNL assets located in Vasari Hill, Goregaon in Mumbai for sale at a...


21 November 2021
Govt Puts On Sale MTNL, BSNL Assets Worth About Rs 1,100 Crore

Govt Puts On Sale MTNL, BSNL Assets Worth About Rs 1,100 Crore

The Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) website has listed MTNL assets located in Vasari Hill, Goregaon in Mumbai for sale at a...


20 October 2021
Jio Added Maximum Subscribers In August, Vodafone-Idea Lost About 8.33 Lakh Subscribers: TRAI Data

Jio Added Maximum Subscribers In August, Vodafone-Idea Lost About 8.33 Lakh Subscribers: TRAI Data

TRAI added that in terms of market share, Jio led the race holding 37.4 per cent of the market share. Airtel stood second with 29.85 per cent, Vodafone-Idea...


23 September 2021
Jio Added Maximum Subscribers In July, Vodafone-Idea Lost 14.3 Lakh Subscribers: TRAI

Jio Added Maximum Subscribers In July, Vodafone-Idea Lost 14.3 Lakh Subscribers: TRAI

The data implied Reliance Jio held a wireless user base of approx 44.3 crore as of July 31st, Airtel 35.4 crore and Vodafone-Idea 27.2 crore


03 September 2021
Kashmir Likely To Get Back Mobile Telephony Services, Fixed Line Internet On Friday night

Kashmir Likely To Get Back Mobile Telephony Services, Fixed Line Internet On Friday night

Following demise of the separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, mobile services, except on BSNL's postpaid, were snapped across the valley on Wednesday night...


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20 November 2020
Modi, Bhutanese PM Jointly Launch RuPay Card Phase-II

Modi, Bhutanese PM Jointly Launch RuPay Card Phase-II

Both the prime ministers had jointly launched Phase-I of the project during Modi's state visit to Bhutan in August last year.


01 July 2020
After Govt Says No To Chinese Equipment, BSNL Cancels 4G Tender; Emphasis On ‘Make In India’

After Govt Says No To Chinese Equipment, BSNL Cancels 4G Tender; Emphasis On ‘Make In India’

Official sources said that the government had told BSNL not to use Chinese equipment in 4G upgrade, and that implementation of the direction meant that the...


18 June 2020
No Chinese Equipment For 4G Upgradation, Centre To Tell BSNL: Report

No Chinese Equipment For 4G Upgradation, Centre To Tell BSNL: Report

The Department of Telecom is considering measures to urge private telecom operators to bring down their dependence on Chinese-made telecom equipment.


30 November 2019
Telecom Turmoil: Is India Ready To Brace The Impact Of Rising Call, Data Charges

Telecom Turmoil: Is India Ready To Brace The Impact Of Rising Call, Data Charges

Saddled with huge losses and even higher debts, the telecom companies have no option but to shore up incomes and margins. Mobile data charges are one of the...


23 October 2019
Centre Announces Merger Of BSNL, MTNL To Revive State-Owned Telecom Entities

Centre Announces Merger Of BSNL, MTNL To Revive State-Owned Telecom Entities

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, in a press conference, clarified that neither MTNL nor BSNL was being closed or divested, allaying apprehensions of...


28 December 2018
TRAI Recommends Spectrum Charges For BSNL's Satellite Phone Services Be Fixed At 1 Per Cent

TRAI Recommends Spectrum Charges For BSNL's Satellite Phone Services Be Fixed At 1 Per Cent

TRAI has favoured that upfront formula-based spectrum charges be replaced with adjusted gross revenue (AGR)-based fees when it comes to BSNL's satellite...


16 October 2018
Nokia, BSNL Join Hands To Develop 5G Ecosystem In India

Nokia, BSNL Join Hands To Develop 5G Ecosystem In India

Nokia's Chennai facility recently crossed the four-million unit production milestone in its 10th year of operation. BSNL is already working with Nokia and...




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