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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

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

VRS package may save Rs 1,080 cr in annual salary tab: MTNL chief

The telco expects about 9,500 employees to opt for the scheme as and when it comes up, according to its chairman.

24 Apr 2019 2:18 PM

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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

MTNL remains relevant for telecom, its sustainability important for customers: CMD

The revival plan is expected to be taken up by the Cabinet soon, according to sources.

22 Apr 2019 2:35 PM

See no challenge in payment of April salaries to staff: MTNL CMD

Company will be able to pay April wages totalling about Rs 200 crore from internal accruals and its existing cash balance.

17 Apr 2019 3:55 PM

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

Modi 'promoted' firms of 'capitalist friends' at expense of BSNL, MTNL: Surjewala

Govt-owned BSNL and MTNL have been destroyed, both companies are in debt, Surjewala claimed.

04 Apr 2019 1:54 PM

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Trai to hold consultation with BSNL, MTNL on allocation 4G spectrum: RS Sharma

Digital Communication Commission has sought view of Trai on demand of spectrum from both the PSUs.

26 Mar 2019 3:52 PM

DoT asks state govts not to disconnect BSNL, MTNL electricity connections

BSNL has already cleared 90 per cent of its power dues and is expected to clear the rest in the next 15-20 days.

25 Mar 2019 8:35 AM

Govt releases Rs 171 crore pending dues to MTNL to pay salaries

Both companies have failed to pay salaries of their employees for last month, according to employees' representatives.

14 Mar 2019 9:07 AM

Ex-employees of BSNL, MTNL protest over pension revision

BSNL and MTNL on their formation and entitled to government pension under pension rule.

09 Feb 2019 2:16 PM

Niti Aayog against Rs 14,000 crore infusion in BSNL, MTNL for 4G service

Govt owned entities do not participate in auction but they match the highest bid for the band they seek to buy.

03 Jan 2019 10:12 AM

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DoT bails out MTNL with Rs 120 crore lifeline for November salary bill

MTNL’s monthly salary bill is Rs 200 crore and its accumulated losses stand at Rs 2,936 crore.

10 Dec 2018 11:58 AM

CCI, Trai must check predatory pricing, unhealthy competition in telecom: MTNL chief

CCI has to decide the relevant market for 4G and the dominant player in that market.

04 Dec 2018 12:30 PM

DoT seeks Niti Aayog’s views on BSNL-MTNL 4G spectrum proposals

MTNL has requested the government to grant it 4G spectrum in lieu of equity worth around Rs 6,500-7,000 crore.

23 Nov 2018 10:27 AM

Finance Ministry studying DoT plea for 4G spectrum to BSNL, MTNL

The government has to support the PSU telcos to enable them to withstand competition.

29 Oct 2018 11:15 AM

MTNL gets shareholders' nod to raise share capital 12 times to Rs 10,000 cr

The resolution to raise the borrowing powers of the board from Rs 18,000 crore to Rs 25,000 crore was passed as a special resolution.

12 Oct 2018 6:28 PM

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