BSNL’s stake sale proposal approved by Indian govt

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Proposal to divest 30% stake of state owned Indian telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) by the operator has been approved by the Indian government. The decision has come after a committee headed by advisor to the prime minister on infrastructure, Sam Pitroda suggested equity sale. BSNL has also decided that the recommendation of the committee to cut the …

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Indian telco BSNL unveils 24Mbps VDSL service

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: India’s fastest xDSL-based commercial internet services has been launched by state-owned telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) offering downstream connection speeds of up to 24Mbps using Very High Bitrate Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL) technology. However, the top-end speeds will be gained only by the customers living within 500 meters of an enabled exchange while those subscribers within 1km of …

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BSNL awards INR112m contract to Moser Baer

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: INR112 million worth contract has been awarded to Moser Baer India Ltd by India’s state-run telecommunications company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. Solar power systems for BSNL’s wireless village public phone equipment will be provided by Moser Baer by March 20 under the terms of the contract. A complete solar photo voltaic kits comprising a module, battery, controller, structure and …

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BSNL ‘mega tender’ not to be retendered (India)

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: The 93-million GSM line ‘mega-tender’ is unlikely to be retendered by state-owned Indian telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL). According to Kuldeep Goyal, chairman and managing director of BSNL, BSNL does not need to scrap or re-issue its INR350 billion (USD7.55 billion) GSM lines tender, as suggested by the Central Vigilance Commission [CVC], as the existing tender conditions already …

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Bharti Airtel added 2.85m GSM users; Vodafone adds 2.28 million users

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: 2.85 million GSM subscribers have been added by India’s largest telecom services company by users, Bharti Airtel while 2.74 million users have been added by Vodafone Essar, the country’s third-largest mobile phone operator by subscribers in the month of January. About 2.28 million subscribers have been added by Idea Cellular while Aircel added 2.01 million users during the month. …

EditorBharti Airtel added 2.85m GSM users; Vodafone adds 2.28 million users