The revival plan for BSNL and MTNL does not inspire confidence

Worried about the future of the public sector entities, the government has crafted a revival plan, including a merger of BSNL and MTNL. In management jargon, the merger could potentially unlock synergies, but unfortunately there appear none on the telecom horizon.

BSNL Rs 97, Rs 365 prepaid recharge plans with 2GB data launched

Apart from the introduction of the new Rs 97 and Rs 365 plans, the company has also updated its Rs 399 and Rs 1,999 prepaid plans.


BSNL mulls business continuity measures as VRS plan rolls out in full swing; Talks on with DoT

The Department of Telecom (DoT) has instructed the corporation to put in place measures to ensure business continuity and smooth transition, particularly for manning telephone exchanges in rural areas.

BSNL’s new Rs 997 prepaid plan offers 3GB of daily data

Under the plan, BSNL offers its customers 3GB of daily data, unlimited voice calling benefits along with 100 daily SMSes.

22,000 employees opt for BSNL VRS plan in two days

The number of employees opting for the VRS plan has already crossed 22,000, out of BSNL's internal target of 77,000 employees, said the BSNL official who did not wish to be named.

Kerala: BSNL employee kills self over non-payment of salary

Kanjirampadam Kunnathu Ramakrishnan had not received his salary for the last seven months and was a person with disabilities.


Kerala: BSNL contract employee ends life in office

Union leaders said the contract employees had not been getting salary for the past 10 months and they were on an agitation since the past 130 days, demanding payment of salary dues.

BSNL rolls out VRS scheme; expects 70,000-80,000 employees to avail it

According to `BSNL Voluntary Retirement Scheme - 2019' all regular and permanent employees of BSNL including those on deputation to other organisation or posted outside BSNL on deputation basis, who attained the age of 50 years or above are eligible to seek voluntary retirement under the scheme.

Vendors mull insolvency action against BSNL, MTNL for pending payments

The pending payments are against the supply of telecom gear and other goods to BSNL and MTNL as well as Rs 45,000-crore rural broadband project BharatNet, PHD Chamber of Commerce Telecom Committee chairman Sandeep Aggarwal said.

BSNL introduces Fibro Combo ULD 645 CS95, Fibro Combo ULD CS 96 and more Triple Play plans: Report

BSNL has launched 10 new Triple Play plans, which provide customers with broadband, landline and Cable TV services bundled together.

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BSNL, Reliance Jio, Idea and more: A look at the top data, voice calling offers

Data war in India has become intense thanks to the entry of newcomer Reliance Jio. Telecos like BSNL, Vodafone, Idea, and Airtel have unveiled new plans, which do not just offer data at affordable tariffs, but are being bundled with unlimited voice calling and messages as well.