Aug 23, 2021 10:38 AM IST
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.
- Jun 18, 2021 02:15 PM IST
Nearly a half of BSNL employees and 80 percent of MTNL employees took the VRS option in 2019.
- Jun 17, 2021 11:36 AM IST
According to the report, Indian defence contractors were heavily targeted after border tensions between India and China escalated in 2020
- Feb 02, 2021 10:05 AM IST
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).
- Jan 29, 2021 08:48 AM IST
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
- Jan 28, 2021 08:57 PM IST
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.
- Jan 25, 2021 10:50 AM IST
In October 2019, the Cabinet had approved a Rs 70,000 crore package to revive BSNL and MTNL.
- Jan 11, 2021 06:20 PM IST
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.
- Dec 07, 2020 05:33 PM IST
"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.
- Nov 23, 2020 08:33 AM IST
BSNL observation on tenders highlights the perils of being obsessed with domestic manufacturing
- Oct 14, 2020 12:20 PM IST
"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.
- Sep 22, 2020 11:37 AM IST
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.
- Sep 21, 2020 08:07 PM IST
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.
- Aug 26, 2020 06:15 PM IST
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.
- Aug 11, 2020 04:33 PM IST
The government has given money, people require services and there is infrastructure. Yet, BSNL employees don't work, says Anantkumar Hegde
- Aug 07, 2020 06:22 PM IST
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.
- Jul 18, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein has reviewed the project and was happy about the progress despite harsh weather circumstances and difficult terrain
- Jul 01, 2020 02:59 PM IST
The source privy to the development said that a new tender will be floated which will have emphasis on preference to Make in India.
- Jun 17, 2020 10:05 PM IST
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.
- May 17, 2020 07:20 AM IST
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.
- May 07, 2020 10:22 AM IST
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
- May 05, 2020 02:20 PM IST
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.
- Mar 31, 2020 07:25 AM IST
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.
- Mar 24, 2020 08:00 AM IST
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.
- Mar 18, 2020 02:08 PM IST
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).