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
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
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
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
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
Both the companies have also sought spectrum for 4G services through equity infusion from the government.
23 Apr 2019 9:24 AM
The revival plan is expected to be taken up by the Cabinet soon, according to sources.
22 Apr 2019 2:35 PM
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
The price of spectrum swelled multi-fold unexpectedly at the end of the auctions and both the PSUs.
11 Apr 2019 8:38 AM
Govt-owned BSNL and MTNL have been destroyed, both companies are in debt, Surjewala claimed.
04 Apr 2019 1:54 PM
Digital Communication Commission has sought view of Trai on demand of spectrum from both the PSUs.
26 Mar 2019 3:52 PM
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
Both companies have failed to pay salaries of their employees for last month, according to employees' representatives.
14 Mar 2019 9:07 AM
BSNL and MTNL on their formation and entitled to government pension under pension rule.
09 Feb 2019 2:16 PM
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
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 has to decide the relevant market for 4G and the dominant player in that market.
04 Dec 2018 12:30 PM
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
The government has to support the PSU telcos to enable them to withstand competition.
29 Oct 2018 11:15 AM
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