Broadband Internet services resume in Jammu and Kashmir

The internet services on broadband were restored on Sunday night in Jammu and Kashmir, two days after the state government had ordered termination of data services fearing trouble during the Eid al-Adha.

BSNL to upgrade broadband speed to 2mbps from Oct

State-run telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) would upgrade the minimum broadband speed across users to 2 mbps from next month at no additional cost.

BSNL eyes Rs 1,000-cr revenue from Madhya Pradesh circle

State-run telecom operator BSNL Monday said it aims to garner revenues worth Rs 1,000 crore in the current fiscal from Madhya Pradesh circle.

BSNL to offer minimum broadband speed of 2 Mbps from Oct 1

State-run BSNL will offer a minimum broadband speed of 2 mega bit per second (Mbps) from October 1 onwards to its customers, at no extra cost.

10 trade unions observe nationwide strike

10 trade union comprising bank, insurance, post office and a whole lot other are on strike today. An estimated 15 crore people will not be working though this massive strike. The strike has been called to increase the minimum salary allowance to Rs. 15000.

BSNL loses 2 crore subscribers in 2014-15

According to an official in the Department of Telecom, BSNL lost about 1.78 crore wireless and over 20 lakh wireline subscribers between March 2014 and March 2015.

Himachal's 3,243 gram panchayats to get broadband

Himachal Pradesh will soon connect all the 3,243 gram panchayats with broadband internet connectivity, an official said here on Friday.

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Water, power to be cut for non-payment, Delhi HC warns politicians

Taking serious note of mounting civic amenities' dues of MPs, politicians and political parties, the Delhi High Court on Friday said payments for current use cannot spill over beyond three months, after which non-payment can lead to snapping of their water, power and telephone connections.

BSNL gets govt nod to hive off towers into separate arm

In a bid to revive the flagging fortunes of BSNL, the government Wednesday approved hiving off the state-owned firm's tower business into a new company as well as compensating it and MTNL Rs 627.20 crore for 800 MHz CDMA spectrum that they surrendered.

BSNL to invest Rs 6,000 crore for 40,000 Wi-Fi hotspots: Chairman

A Wi-Fi hotspot offers clients access to the Internet over a wireless local area network.

BSNL to improve connectivity along borders

To improve connectivity along the borders with Bangladesh, Bhutan and Myanmar, the BSNL would set up mobile phone towers along the frontiers, an official said here on Friday.

BSNL to invest Rs 830 cr in Odisha, launches Wi-Fi zone at Puri

State-run BSNL will invest Rs 830 crore for improving services in Odisha and half of that amount will be spent on the broadband network in the current financial year, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Thursday.

Amarnath pilgrims to enjoy better BSNL connectivity

Pilgrims to the high-altitude Amarnath cave shrine can hope to enjoy uninterrupted telecommunication services this season as state-run BSNL has provided optical fibre connectivity and satellite phones en route the mountainous trek.

BSNL to enhance rural connectivity

The BSNL Dakshina Kannada Telecom District (DKTD) planned to cover all the 349 gram panchayats in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi districts under the national optical fibre network project this year, G R Ravi, district general manager, has said.

BSNL to offer OFC link to 2,500 gram panchayats in Bengal

State-run BSNL's Bengal circle will be rolling out optical fibre connectivity to 2,503 gram panchayats of the state by 2016.

No conclusive proof that mobile radiation is harmful: BSNL

There is no decisive data or evidence so far to show that radiations from mobile phones or towers have adverse health or environmental effects in India, a top BSNL official here said.

DNA: Analysis of first SECC survey in eight decades

Government on Friday refrained from releasing the caste-based data in its first Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) released in eight decades and maintained that it was concerned with economic data which will help in effective implementation of its programmes.

BSNL launches mobile wallet with cash withdrawal option

The wallet service, Speed Pay, allows a customer to load money even if he does not have a bank account.