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  • Centre against merger of Vodafone Idea, MTNL-BSNL: Report Aug 23, 2021 10:38 AM IST

    Centre against merger of Vodafone Idea, MTNL-BSNL: Report

    Kumar Manglam Birla, the chairman of Aditya Birla Group, had earlier written to the government saying that he was ready to “hand over stake” in Vodafone-Idea (Vi) to a government entity.

  • BSNL, MTNL may 'rehire' retired employees to fix staff shortage after VRS: Report Jun 18, 2021 02:15 PM IST

    BSNL, MTNL may 'rehire' retired employees to fix staff shortage after VRS: Report

    Nearly a half of BSNL employees and 80 percent of MTNL employees took the VRS option in 2019.

  • Suspected Chinese-backed hackers targeted BSNL, Indian defence sector players, says Recorded Future Jun 17, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    Suspected Chinese-backed hackers targeted BSNL, Indian defence sector players, says Recorded Future

    According to the report, Indian defence contractors were heavily targeted after border tensions between India and China escalated in 2020

  • BSNL officers group says telco should be “off” divestment list as revival possible: Report Feb 02, 2021 10:05 AM IST

    BSNL officers group says telco should be “off” divestment list as revival possible: Report

    The concern comes after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Union Budget speech on February 1 said the government has asked the planning body to review its divestment list, adding that the Centre would retain “bare minimum” public sector utility (PSU).

  • MTNL’s fate shows how public enterprises have suffered from poor governance Jan 29, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    MTNL’s fate shows how public enterprises have suffered from poor governance

    When public sector companies are left to flounder for too long, we have the tragic spectacle of a once-robust company drained of any vitality, with its employee costs eating up 80 percent of its revenues

  • Bharti Airtel adds 4.37 million subscribers in November, Vi loses 2.89 million customers: Trai Jan 28, 2021 08:57 PM IST

    Bharti Airtel adds 4.37 million subscribers in November, Vi loses 2.89 million customers: Trai

    While Airtel’s customer base grew to 28.97 percent, Jio remains India's biggest telecom operator by market share at 35.34 percent. On the other hand, Vi's market share shrunk to 25.10 percent.

  • Govt likely to shelve BSNL-MTNL merger pan: Report Jan 25, 2021 10:50 AM IST

    Govt likely to shelve BSNL-MTNL merger pan: Report

    In October 2019, the Cabinet had approved a Rs 70,000 crore package to revive BSNL and MTNL.

  • BSNL, MTNL turn EBITDA positive in first half of FY21: Telecom Department Jan 11, 2021 06:20 PM IST

    BSNL, MTNL turn EBITDA positive in first half of FY21: Telecom Department

    The Department of Telecom (DoT) also said that the process for spectrum allocation for 4G services to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) on pan-India basis, including Delhi and Mumbai, has been initiated and funds have been provisioned in FY2020-21.

  • BSNL employees come out in support of farmers' organisations Dec 07, 2020 05:33 PM IST

    BSNL employees come out in support of farmers' organisations

    "BSNL Employees Union (BSNLEU) is fully supporting the demands of the farmers’ organisations calling for the repealing of the Farm Acts, undemocratically passed in the last session of the Parliament,” the union said in a statement.

  • Self-reliance drive is Protectionism 2.0 Nov 23, 2020 08:33 AM IST

    Self-reliance drive is Protectionism 2.0

    BSNL observation on tenders highlights the perils of being obsessed with domestic manufacturing

  • Centre mandates all ministries, public departments, CPSUs to use BSNL, MTNL services Oct 14, 2020 12:20 PM IST

    Centre mandates all ministries, public departments, CPSUs to use BSNL, MTNL services

    "The government of India has, inter-alia, approved the mandatory utilisation of capacities of BSNL and MTNL by all ministries/departments of government of India, CPSEs, central autonomous bodies,” a memorandum issued by the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) said.

  • BSNL's maiden bond issue raises Rs 8,500 crore on BSE BOND platform Sep 22, 2020 11:37 AM IST

    BSNL's maiden bond issue raises Rs 8,500 crore on BSE BOND platform

    BSE which is Asia’s oldest exchange had launched the platform for Electronic Book Mechanism “BSE BOND” for the issuance of debt securities on a private placement basis.

  • BSNL raises Rs 8,500 crore through sovereign bonds Sep 21, 2020 08:07 PM IST

    BSNL raises Rs 8,500 crore through sovereign bonds

    The bonds have been issued at coupon rate of 6.79 per cent per annum for 10 year period. BSNL saw participation of National Pension Scheme, Rural Postal Life Insurance, State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank etc.

  • Telecom subscriber base falls to 116.3 crore in May; Jio, BSNL gain Aug 26, 2020 06:15 PM IST

    Telecom subscriber base falls to 116.3 crore in May; Jio, BSNL gain

    Major loss in subscriber base was recorded in the mobile telephony segment, with Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea losing around 47 lakh mobile customers each in May. The total wireless customer base of Airtel and Vodafone Idea dipped to 31.7 crore and 30.9 crore, respectively.

  • Anantkumar Hegde says BSNL full of traitors, threatens to axe 88,000 jobs once privatised Aug 11, 2020 04:33 PM IST

    Anantkumar Hegde says BSNL full of traitors, threatens to axe 88,000 jobs once privatised

    The government has given money, people require services and there is infrastructure. Yet, BSNL employees don't work, says Anantkumar Hegde

  • PM Modi to inaugurate Chennai-Andaman & Nicobar submarine cable project on August 10 Aug 07, 2020 06:22 PM IST

    PM Modi to inaugurate Chennai-Andaman & Nicobar submarine cable project on August 10

    A submarine communications cable is a cable laid on the seabed between land-based stations to transmit telecommunication signals across stretches of ocean and sea.

  • Indian Army, BSNL to bring 3G services to border areas in Arunachal Pradesh: Report Jul 18, 2020 06:20 PM IST

    Indian Army, BSNL to bring 3G services to border areas in Arunachal Pradesh: Report

    Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein has reviewed the project and was happy about the progress despite harsh weather circumstances and difficult terrain

  • BSNL cancels 4G tender after DoT asks it not to use Chinese telecom gear: Source Jul 01, 2020 02:59 PM IST

    BSNL cancels 4G tender after DoT asks it not to use Chinese telecom gear: Source

    The source privy to the development said that a new tender will be floated which will have emphasis on preference to Make in India.

  • India-China border tension fallout | DoT to tell BSNL not to use Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Sources Jun 17, 2020 10:05 PM IST

    India-China border tension fallout | DoT to tell BSNL not to use Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Sources

    The department is also actively considering steps to convey to private mobile service operators to speedily reduce their dependence on equipments made by Chinese companies.

  • Telecom gear makers expect govt to clear BSNL, MTNL dues May 17, 2020 07:20 AM IST

    Telecom gear makers expect govt to clear BSNL, MTNL dues

    Telecom Equipment Manufacturers Association - which represents indigenous companies like Vihaan Networks, and Tejas Networks, among others - also requested for clarity on the government push for procurement from domestic vendors through public tender of up to Rs 200 crore.

  • BSNL employee union backs purchase from foreign firms, calls Indian products sub-standard May 07, 2020 10:22 AM IST

    BSNL employee union backs purchase from foreign firms, calls Indian products sub-standard

    A BSNL employee union on Wednesday extended support for the company's Rs 9,300 crore 4G tender that has a clause to facilitate procurement of network equipment from foreign companies

  • DPIIT asks telecom dept, BSNL to hold Rs 9,000 crore worth tender following allegations of anomalies May 05, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    DPIIT asks telecom dept, BSNL to hold Rs 9,000 crore worth tender following allegations of anomalies

    The tender was floated by BSNL in March under the new management for setting up 4G network. This was the first tender issued by the telecom PSU after the government announced Rs 68,751 crore relief package for BSNL and MTNL in October 2019.

  • BSNL, MTNL release over Rs 10,000cr for VRS employees Mar 31, 2020 07:25 AM IST

    BSNL, MTNL release over Rs 10,000cr for VRS employees

    A total of 78,569 employees of BSNL and 14,387 staffers of MTNL have opted for the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) which closed on December 3, 2019.

  • Airtel proposes roaming pact to all telcos to avoid service interruption Mar 24, 2020 08:00 AM IST

    Airtel proposes roaming pact to all telcos to avoid service interruption

    The Sunil Bharti Mittal-led firm on Sunday approached its competitors to set up intra-circle roaming and other processes in the way it is done by the sector to respond to disasters.

  • Govt committed to revival of BSNL: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Mar 18, 2020 02:08 PM IST

    Govt committed to revival of BSNL: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Prasad also said in Lok Sabha that nearly one lakh employees of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) have opted for the Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS).

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