BSNL to sign 2G roaming pact with Jio, Vodafone this month

BSNL to sign 2G roaming pact with Jio, Vodafone this month

State-owned BSNL is in advanced talks with Reliance Jio and Vodafone for signing a 2G roaming agreement this month.

Currently no proposal to merge BSNL and MTNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Currently no proposal to merge BSNL and MTNL: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The government Wednesday said there is no proposal currently to merge the state-owned BSNL and MTNL, but the operators are trying to generate maximum revenues for their revival.

It's a hoax! BSNL is not offering 20GB 3G data for Rs 50

It's a hoax! BSNL is not offering 20GB 3G data for Rs 50

BSNL has not officially declared any offer like 20GB 3G data for Rs 50 and neither does the company intends to do so, sources said.

Jaw-dropper! BSNL offers 20 GB 3G data pack at Rs 50

Jaw-dropper! BSNL offers 20 GB 3G data pack at Rs 50

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited( BSNL) has announced a too-good-to-be-true offer on data side.

BSNL testing WiFi tech to connect 1 lakh panchayats in a year

BSNL testing WiFi tech to connect 1 lakh panchayats in a year

  As the government's rural broadband project is facing long delays, telecom PSU BSNL is testing an alternative WiFi-based network to connect about 1 lakh village panchayats in a year with high-speed Internet.

Private operators cry foul over BSNL new call service; PSU denies

Industry body COAI has alleged that BSNL's new app-based service for making calls is in violation to licence norms, but the telecom PSU has rebutted the charge

Aircel, BSNL sign pan India 2G roaming pact

Aircel, BSNL sign pan India 2G roaming pact

  Telecom operator Aircel has signed 2G intra-circle roaming agreement with state-owned BSNL on pan-India basis.

BSNL to launch 4G services in 14 telecom circles

BSNL to launch 4G services in 14 telecom circles

 State-owned BSNL is gearing up to launch 4G services in 14 telecom circles where it has 20 MHz liberalised broadband wireless access (BWA) spectrum.

BSNL to let users travelling abroad make mobile calls via landlines

BSNL to let users travelling abroad make mobile calls via landlines

State-owned telecom operator BSNL has unveiled an app through which its customers travelling abroad will be able to connect their landlines through mobile and make calls through them without attracting ISD charges.

Good news for piligrims as BSNL to launch WiFi at Vaishno Devi

Good news for piligrims as BSNL to launch WiFi at Vaishno Devi

BSNL had planned to set up 2,500 wi-fi hotspots in 250 locations at a cost of Rs 500 crore in the current fiscal. A couple of days back, the customs department had cleared another 750 hotspots which will be set up in the next few days, according to a BSNL official.

BSNL close to sealing ICR deals with Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Aircel

BSNL close to sealing ICR deals with Reliance Jio, Vodafone, Aircel

The state-owned BSNL is close to finalising intra-circle roaming (ICR) agreements with Reliance Jio, Aircel and Vodafone as it looks at a revenue potential of Rs 500 crore per year through such deals.

BSNL to install 50 better looking 'zero base' mobile sites

BSNL to install 50 better looking 'zero base' mobile sites

The concept of a 'zero site' is that it can be used as a wi-fi hotspot, street light and camera and the radio units can be hidden inside the pole or underneath.

BSNL in talks with Airtel for spectrum sharing deal

BSNL in talks with Airtel for spectrum sharing deal

State-run BSNL is in preliminary discussions with the country's top operator Bharti Airtel for spectrum sharing in four circles and the deal is likely to be finalised by June.

BSNL debt liability at Rs 7,666 cr, MTNL's at Rs 13,529.62 cr

BSNL debt liability at Rs 7,666 cr, MTNL's at Rs 13,529.62 cr

State-run BSNL had an outstanding debt of Rs 7,666.94 crore as on January 31, 2016, while that of MTNL stood at Rs 13,529.62 crore at the end of February this year, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

 BSNL, MTNL revenue growth lesser than private telcos: Govt

BSNL, MTNL revenue growth lesser than private telcos: Govt

Rise in revenues of BSNL and MTNL lag those of private players because of less aggressive market skills, legacy manpower and delay in augmentation of mobile network, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.

Govt asks Google to choose partner for Loon Project

Govt asks Google to choose partner for Loon Project

 Government has asked Google to select a telecom operator as partner for testing the balloon-based Internet technology, Loon Project, in the country.

'BSNL employees may not get to see 7th pay commission hike, till company turns profitable'

'BSNL employees may not get to see 7th pay commission hike, till company turns profitable'

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: It is that time of the year that the buzz around employees' salary increments starts building up. But employees of the PSU telecommunications major Bharta Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) got a dampener on Thursday.

Pornography: Soon, parental censorship to ensure kids safety online

Pornography: Soon, parental censorship to ensure kids safety online

Under the new plan, consumers can choose to opt for the control on a daily, weekly or monthly basis as with any other value-added service.

Call drops: Ravi Shankar Prasad conducts drive tests in Indore

Call drops: Ravi Shankar Prasad conducts drive tests in Indore

In order to check telecom network quality and improvement in call drop problem, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday himself conducted drive tests in Indore.