July 10th, 2020 1:16 PM 0 COMMENTS

Government Set to Issue Sovereign Guarantee of Rs 15,000 Crore to BSNL, MTNL

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) are now set to receive Rs 15,000 crore sovereign guarantee from the government of India. In October 2019, the Union Cabinet approved the revival package of BSNL and MTNL that included the allotment of 4G spectrum along with the issuance of a sovereign guarantee of Rs 15,000 crore. The proposal to issue the sovereign guarantee to BSNL and MTNL... Read More

June 4th, 2020 7:10 AM 2 COMMENTS

1 Gbps Broadband Plans from Airtel, JioFiber, ACT Fibernet and MTNL Listed

Internet service providers have come with their special 1 Gbps broadband plans. These are of course very expensive to purchase. Regardless, they are very useful for places such as offices where a lot of people are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. With 1 Gbps broadband plans from Airtel, Spectra, Jio, ACT, and MTNL, you can get some of the best benefits. Each of these internet service providers offers something... Read More

June 3rd, 2020 3:28 PM 7 COMMENTS

MTNL Launches New Prepaid STV 251 With 1GB Daily Data and 28 Days Validity

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) offers a variety of prepaid plans to its customers like all other major telcos like Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Jio. The prepaid plans offer high-speed internet data packed with calling benefits. MTNL Mumbai circle has recently introduced a new STV prepaid plan of Rs 251. The plan is packed with various benefits, and it will be available in Mumbai circle. All the MTNL... Read More

April 20th, 2020 7:37 PM 2 COMMENTS

MTNL Reopens FTH-1500 Plan Booking for New Customers, Extends FUP Limit Offer on Broadband Plans

Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) announced that it has reopened the booking of FTH-1500 plan to new customers. The FTH-1500 plan enables users to browse at 500 Mbps speeds upto 1200GB and 5 Mbps post exhausting the high speed limit for Rs 1500 per month. Additionally, the plan lets users make unlimited calls within India. MTNL also notes that the plans are symmetric which means that the upload speeds will... Read More

April 15th, 2020 5:12 PM 0 COMMENTS

BSNL Chairman Purwar Appointed as Chairman and MD of MTNL for 6 Months

Government has given the additional charge of MTNL to Parvin Kumar Purwar who is the current Chairman of the state owned BSNL. With the announcement, Purwar will handle the position of Chairman and Managing Director (MD) in MTNL for next 6 months. It is expected that with Purwar on power, the state-owned telcos will efficiently work and provide seamless services and benefits to their subscribers. Also, Purwar was at the... Read More

April 9th, 2020 2:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

Telecom Network Suppliers Urge DoT to Clear Outstanding Dues from BSNL and MTNL

State-owned telecom operators BSNL and MTNL have not cleared payments of network suppliers like Nokia, ZTE and Bharti Infratel. The network suppliers have asked COAI and DoT to intervene in the matter and get their outstanding dues cleared from BSNL and MTNL. The payment of outstanding dues will surely help the network suppliers amid the lockdown period. Since the entire nation is facing the threat of COVID-19, a precautionary lockdown... Read More

March 13th, 2020 1:25 PM 23 COMMENTS

BSNL and MTNL Will Not Be Privatised: Government

BSNL and MTNL have been facing financial crisis for a long time now. In April-December 2019, BSNL reported a loss of Rs 39,000 crore. The trouble seems to be increasing for the government-owned telecom companies as their workers have been protesting for default in salaries. Various officials have raised their concerns regarding the on-going strikes and protests by employees. However, Sanjay Dhotre addressed the concerned officials in Rajya Sabha and... Read More

October 28th, 2019 9:10 AM 0 COMMENTS

MTNL Beats BSNL by Launching 1 Gbps Broadband Plans in Delhi Starting at Rs 2,990

Government-owned Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has finally launched 1 Gbps broadband plans in New Delhi. Similar to telecom services, MTNL is also providing broadband services in just two circles- Mumbai and New Delhi. While the company is yet to launch high-speed 1 Gbps broadband plans in Mumbai, it now has two plans in New Delhi starting at Rs 2,990. The two 1 Gbps plans from MTNL are priced at... Read More

October 23rd, 2019 4:09 PM 13 COMMENTS

BSNL and MTNL Revival Plan to Cost Around Rs 74,000 Crore: Report

State-run telcos BSNL and MTNL are eagerly waiting for the revival package from the government to arrive so that they can compete with the competition in a better way. According to a new report from IANS, the revival plan for both BSNL and MTNL will cost around Rs 74,000 crore, of which Rs 22,000 would be used for acquiring 4G spectrum and for the voluntary retirement scheme (VRS). Another report... Read More

August 1st, 2019 7:27 PM 0 COMMENTS

BSNL and MTNL Yet to Clear Salaries of Employees for July 2019

Loss-making telecom PSUs Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and MTNL have failed to clear salaries of their 1.98 lakh employees for July, a union leader said on Thursday. There is no assurance from the management on when the salaries would be paid which are usually credited on the last day of every month, All India Unions and Associations of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (AUAB) Convenor P Abhimanyu told PTI. "Salary for... Read More

July 30th, 2019 11:54 AM 1 COMMENTS

MTNL Will Likely Act as a Subsidiary of BSNL After Merger: Report

State-run telcos BSNL and MTNL are reeling under losses right now and there have been merger talks going on for a while now. However, government officials denied the merger of BSNL and MTNL in the past even though reports suggested that merger talks are going on internally. According to a new report, the government is planning to merge both the telcos under the upcoming revival package. For the unaware, the... Read More

July 17th, 2019 11:52 AM 2 COMMENTS

Ministers Discuss BSNL and MTNL Revival Plan With Focus on Land and Asset Monetisation

Caught amidst distressing financial troubles, the state-led telecom operator, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has been searching for a way to revive itself. The government has also been ideating on the revival plans of BSNL and MTNL and has already eliminated a few options which won’t be appropriate for the telecom operator. However, on Tuesday the group of ministers (GoM) headed by the Home Minister Amit Shah discussed whether the... Read More

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