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How To Stop Coronavirus Caller Tune On Your Mobile Phones: A Step By Step Guide

New Delhi: Are you fed-up of listening to the coronavirus caller tune since the COVID-19 outbreak for the past 7-8 months and want to turn it off. Then here are a few steps you can follow to avoid the coronavirus tune. How to Stop Coronavirus Caller Tune On BSNL?   Pre-paid and post-paid users of […]

Jio Tops Race Adding 62 Lakh New Users, Airtel Adds 9 Lakh

New Delhi: Reliance Jio continues at the top spot as the largest telecom company in terms of subscribers as it added over 62 lakh new users in February, followed by Bharti Airtel which added 9 lakh. At the end of February, Reliance Jio had over 38.28 crore subscribers and Bharti Airtel had a subscriber base […]

DoT Set To Ask BSNL Not To Use Chinese Telecom Equipment In 4G Upgradation

New Delhi: The Department of Telecom (DoT) is set 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’s revival package, according to sources. The development comes at a time when Indian and Chinese armies are engaged in […]

Govt Appoints DoT's Mahmood Ahmed On MTNL Board As Director

New Delhi: The Central government has appointed Mahmood Ahmed, Deputy Director-General of the Licensing Finance Assessment (LFA), Department of Telecom as its nominee director on the board of MTNL, a PSU under the ministry. He has been appointed for a three-year period or till the period of superannuation, an official order said. As part of […]

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Bank officials booked for wrongful debit of over Rs 24 lakh from BSNL account

New Delhi: The Delhi Police has registered a case against officials of a national bank at KG Marg here for alleged wrongful debit of over Rs 24 lakh from an account of BSNL, officials said on Tuesday. The police said that they received a complaint in this regard from Deputy General Manager of BSNL Leela […]

Discontent In ITS Officers Of BSNL/MTNL After Govt Revival Package

New Delhi: At a time when the revival package for BSNL and MTNL has been announced, demoralised Indian Telecom Service (ITS) officers of the companies have sought the intervention of the government. The Indian Telecom Service Association (ITSA) has asked the Central government to issue directions to the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), BSNL and MTNL […]

Over 60k Apply For VRS In BSNL/MTNL In 4 Days: Telecom Secy

New Delhi: Over 60,000 employees have applied for Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) in BSNL and MTNL, telecom secretary Anshu Prakash said on Friday. Out of this, a little over 57,000 employees are from BSNL and around 3,000 from MTNL, Prakash said on the sidelines of a Department of Telecom (DoT) event. He said the VRS […]

Prasad Asks BSNL/MTNL To Start Dialogue With Staff On VRS

New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has directed the ailing telecom PSUs, BSNL and MTNL, to start a dialogue with their employees on the terms and conditions of the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) and prepare a roadmap for its successful implementation, highly placed sources said. The Union Cabinet had last month approved a revival […]

BSNL, MTNL To Be Merged

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday decided to merge loss-making telecom firms MTNL and BSNL as part of a revival package that includes raising sovereign bonds, monetising assets and voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for employees. Briefing reporters on decisions taken by the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said […]

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Diwali Bonanza For 1.76 Lakh BSNL Staff

New Delhi: With its employee unions threatening a day-long hunger strike on Friday over delayed salaries during the festival season, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has said that it is hopeful of paying salaries to its 1.76 lakh employees for September before Diwali. “We will give salaries to the employees before Diwali from our […]

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BSNL says its revival plans under govt's consideration

New Delhi: State-run BSNL on Thursday said its revival plans are under active consideration of the government through VRS and 4G spectrum allocation. “Recently, there have been published media reports on clsoure of BSNL. It is clarified that there is a plan under active consideration for revival of BSNL by the government by giving suitable […]

Jio New Call Rates Notice Draws Mixed Reactions, IUC Explained Here

In a major announcement on Wednesday, Reliance Jio revealed that due to the undergoing regulatory policy changes for mobile-call-related charges, the Telecom major is compelled to recover interconnect user charge ( IUC ) for NON-Jio mobile voice calls. As per the new policy, all calls to NON-Jio mobile numbers will be charges at 6 paise/minute, […]

Odisha Villagers Erect Mobile Tower To Beat Network Blues

Phulbani: After facing numerous problems owing to poor mobile network, residents of Dadaki GP in Phulbani block of Kandhamal district erected a mobile tower on their own. Earlier, seamless mobile network and connectivity was a distant dream for the residents of Dadaki Gram Panchayat, which is located some six to seven kms away from Phulbani […]

Jio adds, Vodafone loses customers in June: TRAI data

New Delhi: Reliance Jio continued to be on a spree on net addition of mobile subscribers adding over 82 lakh new users while Airtel lost 29,883 and Vodafone Idea had to let go of a massive 41 lakh customers as on June 30, 2019, according to data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India […]

Cash-strapped BSNL chasing dues of Rs 3,000 cr from biz clients

New Delhi: Battling severe liquidity crunch, BSNL plans to aggressively chase outstanding dues from its enterprise clients and is hoping to recover the bulk of over Rs 3,000 crore receivables in the next two-three months, its chairman said. The move comes at a time when Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is facing mounting pressure on […]

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BSNL Goes Out Of Way For Subscribers Facing Poor Connectivity; Here's The Detail

Despite facing the financial woes, the State-run telecom operator BSNL is leaving no stone unturned to add to its subscriber base. With an aim to address the poor cellular connectivity in some areas, the telecom operator has launched the internet-telephony service called BSNL Wings. Subscribers can make calls using the Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) […]

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Govt considering capital infusion in BSNL

New Delhi: The government is taking steps to make public sector BSNL more competitive and these include upgradation of technology and capital infusion, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday. Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the government has inherited legacy issues and steps are being taken to make BSNL more competitive. “To ensure stability in […]

BSNL Launches Big Unlimited ‘Abhinandan’ Plan; Enjoy The Offer Now

With an aim to provide unlimited calling benefit to its subscribers, BSNL has launched a new plan at an affordable price of Rs 151. Despite being in financial crunch, the State-run BSNL has launched ‘Abhinandan-151’ to give a tough competition to private players and woo more subscribers. As per a report published by www.indiatoday.com, apart […]

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BSNL says it will not be closed down

Chennai: Dismissing media reports as rumours, telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) Tamil Nadu Circle on Tuesday said there is no proposal to close down the company. In a statement issued here, the company said: “There is no proposal to close down BSNL as wrongly reported in a section of the press. Due to […]

'Stiff competition, high HR cost, hitting BSNL, MTNL'

New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday blamed stiff competition, high employee cost and no 4G services for the poor financial state of BSNL and MTNL. Absence of 4G services and high employee costs are hitting at the competitive strength of the public sector companies – Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar […]

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BSNL in deep trouble, may face difficulties to give salaries to staff

The State-owned Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is facing rough weather with reports suggesting that the company might face difficulties in paying salaries to its employees for the month of June because of financial crunch. To help out the operator in this troubled times, the government has requested banks to provide a loan of Rs […]

Odisha takes up 2925 more GPs for data connectivity

Bhubaneswar: In a bid to improve data connectivity in rural pockets of the state, Odisha government has taken up 2925 gram panchayats for broad band connectivity through optical fiber under Bharat Net phase-II program. The decision in this regard was taken at the state level implementation committee meeting chaired by Chief Secretary AP Padhi Wednesday. […]

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BSNL Bumper Offer: Check Latest Recharge Plans With Massive Data Benefits

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has extended Bumper Offer period for prepaid subscribers, which provides additional 2.21GB data per day, till June 30. The telecom major has reportedly updated its prepaid plans to confirm this offer extension. As per sources, the bumper offer was announced back in September last year and was to end […]

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Worried About Mobile Network Post Cyclone Fani? Here's A Big Relief

Bhubaneswar: Among major sectors in Puri, Khurda and Cuttack districts badly affected by the severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’, Telecommunication infrastructure is one which also suffered a massive damage. For those who are still waiting for mobile network, it’s time to jump in joy. In a major relief for the denizens, all mobile networks- BSNL, Airtel, […]

BSNL offers Rs 200 to over Rs 4,000 cashback, hurry up!

It seems Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is trying hard to expand its subscriber base. Earlier, the State-run telecom company had revised its prepaid and postpaid plans. But this time to woo more subscribers, BSNL has introduced cashback offers for its postpaid subscribers. BSNL subscribers who avail Rs 1,525 monthly postpaid plan and pay the […]