Merger of BSNL and MTNL

News:Union Cabinet has approved the revival plan of Bharat Sanchar Nigam limited(BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam limited(MTNL) and in-principle merger of the two. Facts: Why this revival plan: BSNL and MTNL are government owned telecommunications company.  MTNL provides telephony services in Delhi and Mumbai, while BSNL is present in the rest of the circles in… Continue reading Merger of BSNL and MTNL

Government proposes Rs 74,000 crore bailout for BSNL, MTNL

The government has proposed Rs 74,000 crore bailout package for state-run telecommunication companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL). The scheme involves an attractive exit package of an additional five percent compensation(ex-gratia) and provisions for 4G spectrum and capital expenditure. BSNL is India’s largest loss-making state-run entity.MTNL comes third with.Only national carrier… Continue reading Government proposes Rs 74,000 crore bailout for BSNL, MTNL

BSNL starts work on 5G

The management of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has said that it has started work on 5G roll-out. The BSNL has however, not yet received approval for the 4G spectrum. BSNL is a state-owned telecommunications company. BSNL was incorporated in 2000. It took over the business of providing of telecom services and network management from… Continue reading BSNL starts work on 5G

BSNL gets licence for WiFi on flights

India’s state run telecom operator,Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has procured the in-flight and maritime connectivity(IFMC) license from the Department of Telecommunications to provide Internet and mobile services on flights. BSNL and its satellite partner Inmarsat will be able to offer IFMC services to (a)Indian airlines operating within and outside India (b)foreign airlines transiting through… Continue reading BSNL gets licence for WiFi on flights