The most prominent decision taken by the Cabinet is a moratorium on the spectrum and AGR payments up to four years from October 2021
17 Sep 2021 3:15 AM
Prakash has directed that no ex-staffer should be rehired until the matter is “examined thoroughly”
01 Jul 2021 12:50 AM
Data traffic surged by 20 to 30 per cent as the lockdown increased demand for data connectivity
07 Aug 2020 1:59 PM
The telecom industry has unutilized GST input tax credit over Rs 35,000 crore for which the sector has repeatedly demanded a refund
15 May 2020 2:27 PM
The non-payment, the firms said, so far has already resulted in mobile service outage at various places in the country.
10 Apr 2020 5:05 PM
The offer is available to existing BSNL landline customers without any installation charges
20 Mar 2020 5:50 PM
The merger would resultantly help the two companies to "provide better quality services to customers on a pan-India basis.
04 Dec 2019 1:18 PM
Around 78,300 employees of BSNL and 14,378 of MTNL have opted for the scheme.
03 Dec 2019 8:20 PM
The PSUs had set December 3 as last date for employees to opt for VRS.
03 Dec 2019 8:16 PM
We want to revive them and make them professional, said Communications minister Ravi Shankar Prasad.
28 Nov 2019 2:50 PM
The government has approved a plum Rs 69,000-crore revival package for BSNL and MTNL.
20 Nov 2019 3:06 PM
BSNL is looking at savings of about Rs 7,000 crore in wage bill, if 70,000-80,000 personnel opt for the scheme.
19 Nov 2019 1:06 PM
The two firms will also monetise assets worth Rs 37,500 crore in the next three years.
11 Nov 2019 3:56 PM
The numbers of VRS optees have been steadily rising since the plan was announced earlier this week.
09 Nov 2019 12:25 PM
The ailing BSNL had also notified a voluntary retirement scheme days after the government approved its merger with MTNL.
07 Nov 2019 6:03 PM
In all, nearly one lakh BSNL employees are eligible for the VRS out of its total staff strength of 1.50 lakh.
06 Nov 2019 4:45 PM
Today, Indians living in both metropolises as well as small towns have access to the same content with same quality.
25 Oct 2019 12:00 AM
A three-judge bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra, upheld the definition of adjusted gross revenue formulated by the Department of Telecom.
24 Oct 2019 2:24 PM
MTNL's scrip jumped 4.92 per cent to Rs 6.19 -- its upper circuit limit on the BSE.
24 Oct 2019 11:20 AM
The Modi administration’s aim is to leverage the spectrum allotment to make BSNL and MTNL compete more effectively in the domestic telecom market.
24 Oct 2019 2:51 AM