Indian Army, BSNL to facilitate extension of 3G internet services in border areas of Arunachal
Arunachal Pradesh shares a border with China and Bhutan. Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein had reviewed the status of the project. Mein expressed happiness on the progress made so far despite the difficult terrains and inclement weather and lauded the efforts of Indian Army and the BSNL in the developments.
Consultants roped in to evaluate land monetisation process for BSNL, MTNL: CMD
A preliminary report on the land monetisation process is likel...
High Court gives Trai, operators six weeks to show progress in curbing pesky calls
Paytm’s parent company One97 Communications had approached...
BSNL cancels 4G tender after DoT asks it not to use Chinese telecom gear: Source
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd's (BSNL) tender for 4G upgrade has been cancelled after the Department of Telecom (DoT) asked the state-run firm not to use Chinese telecom gear, according to a source.
Sterlite Tech says BSNL's outstanding dues now below Rs 100 cr, expects substantial settlement this year
The pending dues were for optical fibre cable sales to BSNL, the supplies for which happened in 2018, he said, adding that the payment issue was limited only to telcos' capex-related maintenance and upgrade work, and not state rural broadband and other projects.
Jio adds the most customers in February at 6.25 million
Jio ended February with 383.67 million subscribers, Airtel with 328.95 million and Vodafone Idea with 325.52 million, data released by sector regulator Trai on Monday showed.
Govt to tell BSNL to not to use Chinese equipment for 4G upgradation: Sources
Telecom ministry reworks tender for BSNL network upgradation. Chinese companies will not be allowed to participate. Department of Telecom ha...
Voda Idea, Airtel may face hefty payouts if forced to cancel Huawei, ZTE deals
The telcos said there was no message as yet from govt to reduce or stop business with Huawei and ZTE.
Barring Chinese telecom gear may be ‘costly’
A top Huawei executive said its local operations had complied with Indian regulations for about 20 years, during which it has invested more than $2 billion, created 6,000 jobs and made network gear more affordable.
Keep business and politics separate , says COAI on India-China standoff
In a hardening of stance in the backdrop of tensions at the Indo-China border, the government has decided to ask state-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) not to use Chinese telecom gear in its 4G upgradation, which is being supported as part of the company revival package.
India to bar BSNL from sourcing gear from Huawei, ZTE; may also bar pvt telcos from using Chinese gear
India will bar Chinese companies from providing any telecom equipment to telcos.
Ericsson India hopes to win contracts in Indian telecom market on strength of technology
Earlier this month, BSNL cancelled a multi-crore tender for 4G telecom network upgrade after the government asked the firm not to use any Chinese equipment. BSNL's notice for cancellation of the 4G tender came against the backdrop of a growing clamour against Chinese goods and services after the recent violent clash at the Ladakh border with China.
Govt expands covid-19 helpline, tells BSNL to reach out to 1.3 lakh complainants
“Over 300 agents are handling 2,000 lines and about 21,000 calls daily. There is a need to augment capacity now with rising cases," a senior government official said.
Supercyclone Amphan hits telcos harder in Bengal than Odisha
Telecom secretary Anshu Prakash held a meeting with all the carriers and infrastructure providers to list out all the sites where the towers are down, fibre has been cut and sought to know how many of those can be repaired in next 24 hours. Prakash asked Airtel and Vodafone Idea to get 1,000 sites working in next 24 hours, said industry executives.
India needs to become self-reliant to take on China: Shiv Sena
The Sena said the Narendra Modi government at the Centre should announce a policy on what to do with Chinese investments in the country.