State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has launched an alternate digital KYC process for issuing new connections across various circles, a top official has said.
Telecom company Veecon Rok has partnered with state-owned firm BSNL to roll out wifi networks across 25 cities with an investment of Rs 36,000 crore over a period of five years.
In line with the "Digital India" programme, Swedish communication services giant Ericsson signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with public sector telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) to create a roadmap for 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) deployments in the country.
State-run telecom firm BSNL has inked a pact with Japan's Softbank and NTT Communications to roll out 5G and internet of things technology in India, a top official has said.
The government has started selection process for the post of Chairman and Managing Director of state-owned telecom firm BSNL, as present CMD Anupam Shrivastava will superannuate in June next year.
Telecom operators have announced free calls and data, extension in bill payment due dates and other relief measures for subscribers in flood-hit state of Kerala.
Barely two weeks since launch, BSNL's internet telephony service 'Wings' has received over 4,000 bookings for the new offering that will allow users to dial any phone number in India through a mobile app, starting this week, its Chairman said today.
Sinha said there is no proposal to merge state-run telecom companies Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL).
BSNL has approached the Communications Ministry for recovery of its outstanding dues from the troubled telecom firm Aircel, which recently filed for bankruptcy.
BSNL will invest about Rs 4,300 cr to expand network in 2018-19, and another Rs 5,000-6,000 cr is likely to be the utilised for govt telecom projs, an official said.