Jio and BSNL drive telecom subscriber growth to 120.5 crore in February 2019

The government is yet to decide on BSNL's request for the allocation of spectrum for 4G services through an equity infusion.

published on : 18th April 2019

PMO intervenes to bail out BSNL, MTNL; asks DoT to expedite revival proposals

BSNL, which has the lowest debt of Rs 14,000 crore among all telecom operators, has sought 4G spectrum across India through equity infusion of Rs 7,000 crore.

published on : 4th April 2019

Modi 'promoted' firms of 'capitalist friends' at expense of BSNL, MTNL, says Congress

Congress' attack came over a media report which claimed that in order to better the financial condition of BSNL its board has approved several proposals, including VRS for 54,000 employees.

published on : 4th April 2019

BSNL chairman Anupam Shrivastava says no lay-offs or cut in retirement age

Anupam Shrivastava's assertion comes amidst a media report that said the PSU was planning to axe 54,000 employees.

published on : 4th April 2019

PMO, DoT discuss financial package for BSNL, MTNL

BSNL had already sent a proposal requesting 5MHz of 4G Spectrum on the 2100MHz band, worth Rs 13,500 crore.

published on : 3rd April 2019

Finance Ministry unconvinced about BSNL 4G allocation plan

The estimated cost of the spectrum is Rs 13,885 crore and BSNL proposes 50 per cent payment to be done upfront and the remaining in 10 equal instalments.

published on : 28th March 2019

BSNL seeks to recover Rs 700 crore from RCom, to approach NCLT

'BSNL has already invoked a bank guarantee of around Rs 100 crore submitted by RCom for default on payments.'

published on : 21st March 2019

BSNL, MTNL may look at leveraging assets to fix finances

BSNL uses 60 per cent of its revenue in paying its employee’s salaries which has severely hit the company’s profit margins even as its market share has fallen drastically over the years. 

published on : 21st March 2019

BSNL to approach NCLT this week against RCom to recover Rs 700 crore

Lenders of RCom said that it will lead to outgo of public money for settling payment of a private party.

published on : 17th March 2019

Have cleared February salaries of employees: BSNL Chairman and MD Anupam Shrivastava​

The telecom company on Friday also announced a free voice call on its 'Wings' mobile app and free broadband services for a period of 30 days to attract new customers.

published on : 15th March 2019

BSNL, MTNL scramble to pay salaries before Holi

The situation is similar for MTNL employees.

published on : 14th March 2019

Telecom department plans to revive BSNL and MTNL

Both the telecom companies are likely to undergo restructuring.

published on : 22nd February 2019

MTNL submits comprehensive revival plan 

Both state-run telecom firms have been raising demands for 4G spectrum allocation, especially since competing in the ultra-competitive sector without 4G capabilities is difficult. 

published on : 21st February 2019

Two lakh BSNL employees begin three-day strike

The employees have condemned the Central government’s move of not allocating 4G spectrums to BSNL for strengthening its viability.

published on : 19th February 2019

Department of Telecommunications asks BSNL for 4G network funding details

While the DoT plans for allocating 5 Mhz of 4G spectrum to BSNL shortly on 2100 Mhz band, it has asked the PSU to submit a plan of action on the 4G service.

published on : 12th February 2019
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