FTTH connections will be made available in any part of the district at the shortest possible time, BSNL said in a release.
Madras High Court slams BSNL for taking man's land for Rs 1 but failing to use property for 2 decades
The court directed BSNL to pay Marimuthu the market value of the property, along with nine per cent interest per annum from 2001 or return the property.
Indian Bank signed an MoU with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited to provide seamless telecom services to the bank at a competitive rate.
The Secretary of DoT had submitted to the panel that monetisation of land assets had been a problem last year.
To another question, Dhotre said the telecom department, at present, has no plan to frame legislation to regulate internet shutdown in the country.
According to the report, BSNL’s expenditure has fallen from Rs 34,400 crore per annum to Rs 24,687 crore per annum mainly due to savings in wages.
Frequent breakdown in government-owned BSNL network remains a cause of concern for residents of Maoist-hit Narayanpatna and Bandhugam blocks of Koraput district.
It said the government has allotted 4G spectrum free of cost to BSNL and also extended the company's sovereign guarantee to raise Rs 8,500 crore from the market.
A sovereign guarantee of Rs 15,000 crore had also been extended to the telcos and both have raised funds from the market in order to restructure high-cost debt.
In mid-2016, the BSNL management showed inclination to involve unions and associations in the management's initiatives 'night free calling' and 'all India free roaming'.
The company now plans to float a tender for procuring equipment for 57,000 sites for 4G services but exact details will be shared in the tender document.
Bharti Airtel beat Reliance Jio in terms of new subscriber additions—a key metric for the intensely competitive but highly saturated mobile telephone sector.
Receding population on Uttarakhand-Nepal-China border has become a source of worry for Indian security forces amidst increasing border tensions with Nepal.
According to a BSNL official, the device developed by Skylo will be provided only through the state-run firm at a price of around Rs 10,000 a unit.
'BSNL Employees Union is fully supporting the demands of the farmers' organisations calling for the repealing of the Farm Acts,' the union said in a statement.