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BSNL, MTNL days numbered?

A voluntary retirement scheme should be offered.

11 Oct 2019 12:07 AM

BSNL facing challenge in crediting month's salary on Aug 30: source

BSNL's loss is estimated to be around Rs 14,000 crore with a decline in revenue to Rs 19,308 crore during 2018-19.

31 Aug 2019 10:35 AM

Cash-strapped BSNL chasing dues of Rs 3,000 cr from biz clients

The move comes at a time when Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is facing mounting pressure on its financials.

11 Aug 2019 7:38 PM

BSNL reviews outsourced functions to save cost; faces Rs 800 cr revenue-expense gap

BSNL as well as MTNL had delayed payment of salaries for February until mid-March due to a financial crisis.

06 Aug 2019 6:38 PM

DoT working on proposal for MTNL, BSNL merger; final call by Cabinet: Source

The net worth of BSNL stood at Rs 34,276 crore, while MTNL had a negative networth of Rs 9,735 crore as on April 1, 2019.

30 Jul 2019 4:11 PM

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Group of Ministers discusses revival of BSNL, MTNL

This is the second time a GoM has been constituted for revival of the two ailing public sector firms.

17 Jul 2019 9:16 AM

Government planning to connect BSNL, MTNL with 4G: RS Prasad

Public sector bodies need to be supplemented with 4G and the government will explore all the options to make them viable and competitive.

26 Jun 2019 5:07 PM

DoT asks BSNL to put all capex on hold, stop tenders

BSNL posted operating profit of Rs 672 crore in 2014-15, Rs 3,885 crore in 2015-16 and Rs 1,684 crore in 2016-17.

25 Jun 2019 8:05 PM

BJP govt helped private telecom firms at cost of PSUs: Congress

'All private telecom companies are pumping in finance, but BSNL is barred from taking loans', Surjewala said.

24 Jun 2019 7:49 PM

Amid controversy over NEP, text in Hindi on signages painted black in TN

The incident comes after controversy erupted over three-language formula proposed in the draft of Centre's new National Educational Policy.

09 Jun 2019 11:36 AM

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Telecom spectrum auction to be held this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Taking charge of Telecom ministry, Prasad said that amongst his priorities will be revival of state-owned MTNL and BSNL.

03 Jun 2019 2:36 PM

Confident of timely payment of salary for May: BSNL chief

The company has tied up with SBI recently for a Rs 1,500 crore loan to meet its working capital requirements.

27 May 2019 4:17 PM

Wireless broadband subscriber base touches 532 mn in Feb: ICRA

The wireless subscribers increased to 1,183.7 million in Feb 2019, adding 1.7 million subscribers over the previous month.

24 Apr 2019 7:08 PM

DoT floats draft proposal on 4G spectrum to BSNL, MTNL

Both the companies have also sought spectrum for 4G services through equity infusion from the government.

23 Apr 2019 9:24 AM

Jio, BSNL drive telecom subscriber growth to 120.5 cr in Feb

Reliance Jio and BSNL added 86.39 lakh mobile subscribers but other telecom operators jointly lost 69.93 lakh customers.

18 Apr 2019 6:59 PM

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Non-availability of 4G spectrum keeps BSNL behind its competitors: Report

The study found Bharti Airtel to be the fastest mobile network with an average download speed of 8.7 megabit per second.

18 Apr 2019 8:56 AM

BSNL, MTNL suffering due to decisions taken under UPA regime: Manoj Sinha

The price of spectrum swelled multi-fold unexpectedly at the end of the auctions and both the PSUs.

11 Apr 2019 8:38 AM

Varun Gandhi to face legal action for not paying telephone dues of over Rs 38,000

In letter on Mar 30, BSNL said telephone dues billed during Varun's 2009-2014 tenure as Pilibhit MP weren't paid 'despite several attempts'.

10 Apr 2019 3:32 PM

BSNL collects record Rs 6,500 cr in revenue from enterprise division

BSNL has been ailing because of high revenue-to-wage ratio as number of government employees were transferred by telecom department to BSNL.

09 Apr 2019 6:19 PM

BSNL employee union opposes VRS, seeks 4G spectrum for telco revival

Still, the DoT is creating roadblocks for BSNL to avail credit from banks.

05 Apr 2019 8:26 AM

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