08 May 2011
With disinvestment of Power Finance Corporation scheduled to hit the market later this week, the Centre’s disinvestment fund from its all asset sales is likely to cross the Rs one lakh crore landmark.
06 Sep 2016
New Delhi: State-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd on Tuesday termed Reliance Jio's entry into the market as a "challenge" for all operators, but said it expects to match the intense competition "tariff-by-tariff".
30 Jul 2015
New Delhi: State-run telecom service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) will invest Rs.6,000 crore over the next three years to set up some 40,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the country, its chairman-cum-managing director Anupam Shrivastava has said.
10 Aug 2015
New Delhi: In a bid to address the annoying problem of call drops and optimise usage of scarce spectrum, the state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has started talks with five telecom firms for intra-circle roaming, its chairman and managing director Anupam Shrivastava has said.
14 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Customers of state-run BSNL will be able to make free unlimited calls on any mobile or landline number in the country on Sundays from August 21. "Unlimited free calling from BSNL landline to any network's mobile and landline on all Sundays on pan India basis w.e.f. 15th August, 2016," Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said in his tweet today.
12 Jul 2015
New Delhi: ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp, has decided not to exit a Vietnam oil block in the contested waters of the South China Sea despite poor hydrocarbon prospectivity.
16 Feb 2015
Lucknow: Over 15,000 subscribers of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) were found to have provided fake addresses and contact details to the state-owned service provider, an official said on Monday.
25 Jun 2013
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal is learnt to have approved levying of Rs 650 crore penalty on Bharti Airtel for violating roaming norms in 13 service areas between 2003 and 2005.
17 Jun 2015
Kolkata: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) plans to introduce mobile wallet (m-wallet) over the next two months with State Bank of India as its banking partner. BSNL officials said its m-wallet will be different from others as money can be withdrawn for any unutilised fund and allow withdrawal from SBI ATMs.
15 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Even as it looks to compete more aggressively with private telecom operators, state-run telecommunications company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will begin its free roaming service from today.