State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is reportedly preparing to take action against ZTE for its failure to supply GSM network gear for millions of lines in the East Zone.
According to a recent report published by the ET, BSNL has sought legal advice to kick off action against the Indian arm of ZTE.
Members of hacker group, Anonymous has reportedly hacked into the website of India’s telecoms operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL).
Hacker group is demanding the withdrawal of a controversial legislation that they believe compromises freedom of speech and expression. Anonymous India announced on micro blogging site, Twitter that it has hacked into the website of the state0run telecom operator and ahs leaked details including passwords and database on Pastebin.
The Government at the Centre can pocket more than Rs 30,927 crore by imposing a one-time charge on spectrum held by all existing mobile phone companies.
However, the Government will realistically be able to pocket just Rs 19,109 crore of the estimated Rs 30,927 crore because the inter-ministerial committee on spectrum has said that the cost of the one-time spectrum fee for state-run BSNL and MTNL would be borne by the government.
State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) has drawn a blueprint to generate an estimated of Rs 8,000 crore in additional revenue by monetization of its massive real estate and hiving off its towers into a separate company.
The loss-making telecommunication giant has plans to develop its land bank of around 4,400 hectares commercially. It has already initiated pilot project at ten locations. By renting the commercially developed land, the company hopes to pocket more than Rs 250 crore every year.
Public sector telecommunication companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) have requested the government to bear the entire burden of one-time fee for additional spectrum.
BSNL and MTNL are jointly facing a payout of around Rs 11,000 crore after an Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) announced its decision to impose a fee on incumbent telecoms with excess spectrum.
The Pantel Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (PTPL) expects to sell 10,000 tablet computers per months in West Bengal alone in the coming six months.
PTPL, in partnership with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), launched a total of eight tablet computers with price tags ranging from Rs 3,999 to Rs 14,699 in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and eastern states of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal.
State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) has announced the launch of landline telephones with video calling facility.
Built in cooperation with SIS Infosystems, the new BSNL phones will mainly be used in the public PCO (Public Call Office) booths, whereby users will be able to make a video call to any internet-based phone.
BSNL Chairman & Managing Director R K Upadhyay said that the users of the company's new phones wouldn't need any computers for making video calls.
Telecom giant, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has entered into a partnership with Sai Infosystem to launch its new Internet data centre services in Hyderabad.
The state run telecom giant is expecting revenue of Rs. 15 crore in the coming year from the partnership. The company is offering managed collocation, hosting and cloud services though its Internet data centre, which is located Telephone Exchange Building at Patancheru in Hyderabad.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is ready to strengthen its broadband connectivity in Malappura by offering up 30,000 novel connections in 2012.
The company also planned to offer up one lakh novel cell phone connections together with 5,000 novel landline connections in the district during the said period.
Mr. D M Ezhil Buddhan, general manager of BSNL, Malappuram stated, “BSNL will focus on both service and network improvement.”
The employees of public sector company, BSNL have warned that they could go on a nationwide strike on Thursday after the talks between the unions and management on some aspects did not result in agreements.
V. A. N. Namboodiri said, Convener, Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Associations/Unions of BSNL Executives and Non-Executives said that discussion took place between the unions and MTNL management on Monday but it did not bring any agreements.
State-run, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has entered into an agreement with Bharat Berry Technologies to offer push e-mail services to its subscribers across the country.
BSNL said in a statement that the service will be rolled out for all BSNL GSM mobile subscribers in all telecom circles in the country. The operator has already launched the Bharat Berry services with MTNL Delhi and MTNL Mumbai.
The financially crippled state-owned telecom company, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is expecting to raise funds in the near future to reinstate its lost credibility and position in the market. As per reports, BSNL is expecting to garner almost Rs 3,000 crore this fiscal (FY'11-12) from its enterprise business.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Public sector telephone service provider has announced its plan to expand its 3G services to 60 more cities, taking the number to 760 cities. According to Chairman and Managing Director BSNL, Gopal Das, this target will be fulfilled by the end of this fiscal year.
‘Mantri’ a residential complex promoted by Mantri Developers has been offered new broadband services through fiber-optic cables by BSNL.
Mr. Gopal Das said that new broadband service make use of fiber-optic cables and optical electronics instead of copper wire and DSL equipment. The company is planning to provide FTTH service to the appealing customers in 127 cities across the country.
The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited's objective to launch 3G services in around 760 cities will be attained by the existing financial year.
BSNL Chairman and Managing Director Gopal Das made this declaration on Saturday.
While talking to media after a function on Rajiv Gandhi Salai in Padur, near Kelambakkam, on Saturday, Mr. Das stated that the pan-India attendance enjoyed by the state-owned telecommunications company had aided in smooth and trouble-free launch of 3G services in about 700 cities.
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), a telecom operator in India announced the launch of MNP by its scheduled deadline. Mobile Number Portability will be implemented by BSNL from October 31.
Gopal Das, officiating chairman and managing director of BSNL said that we are ready with our infrastructure to meet MNP demands and earlier due to absence of infrastructure four times it has been postponed.
Free mobile handsets have been distributed to villagers at Phagi in Ajmer district in Rajasthan by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL).
Around 1000 mobile phones with SIM cards have been given to the villagers. BSNL has incurred an expenditure of 12.85 lakh to implement this noble task.
The main reason behind this scheme is to include these villagers in to the majority of the society and bring people aware of telecom services who were so far deprived of these facilities because of poverty. All recipients belong to BPL families.
State-owned telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is set to lay optical fibre cable to provide higher telecommunication between Agartala, the state capital of Tripura and Akhaura, the nearest Bangladeshi town, the company informed.
Talking to reporters on the developments, Debkumar Chakraborty, General Manager, BSNL in Tripura said that the distance between the two towns are 12 kilo meters and BSNL aims to connect the both by optical fibre cables.
The government has informed that the telecom operator BSNL has suffered a loss in the fiscal year of 2009-10. The government has also said that it there has been a huge increase in its expenditure in the reviewed year and it was the main reason of this loss.
BSNL has suffered a loss of Rs 1,822.65 crore during the financial year 2009-10. There has been a decline in the revenue in this time period as well. This has been informed by Minister of State for Communications and IT Mr. Sachin Pilot in the Rajya Sabha in a written statement.
BSNL has announced that it will focus the broad band facilities in the rural areas of the country soon. The state-run organization has declared that it has introduced several user-friendly plans in the market. These plans will help the company to promote rural broadband in India.
As per the BSNL officials, the company is looking forward to come up with few other plans for the rural broadband and theses are expected to attract huge number of customers.
State-owned telecommunication company BSNL has extended its landline broadband network to rustic regions of the country, and has launched many reasonably priced tariff plans, customized for rural areas.
The newly launched rustic plans are available on usage based charging plus in unlimited usage group and are considerably affordable as compared to the plans provided to urban regions owing to subsidy component from USOF fund.
Rural Broadband tariff plans will be available at a monthly fixed charge of Rs 99.