BSNL introduces a Rs 2,399 prepaid plan voucher in Chennai, Tamil Nadu circles with a validity of 600 days
The new BSNL voucher offers unlimited voice calls with a fair usage policy (FUP) of 250 minutes, besides 100 free SMS messages per day.
No salary, no COVID-19 healthcare, no PPEs: At State-run BSNL, workers say feel 'abandoned'; experts warn of govt losing moral authority
Two months since the Ministry of Labour and Employment issued an advisory asking private and public employers across India not to terminate or reduce the wages of the workforce, life remains grim for thousands who are employed with the State-owned telecom operator BSNL.
Eid 2020 recharge plan: BSNL launches new Rs 786 prepaid plan with 30 GB data, full talktime and 90 days validity
The promotional plan will be available for 30 days and will come with full talktime of Rs 786 and 30 GB high-speed data.
BSNL orders compulsory retirement of woman employee for trying to enter Sabarimala temple, 'outraging religious sentiments' through FB posts
BSNL has ordered compulsory retirement of its employee and activist Rehana Fathima, who had attempted to enter the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala
"The telecom industry has unutilized GST input tax credit over Rs 35,000 crore for which the sector has repeatedly demanded a refund," COAI Director General Rajan S Mathews said in a statement.
The new STVs can be used in Chennai telephones and Tamil Nadu Circle under GSM prepaid mobile services from 12 May 2020.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has asked the telecom department and state-owned BSNL to put on hold the tender for setting up 4G network, valued at Rs 9,000 crore, after allegations emerged that the tender favoured foreign companies
Telecom infra firms ask BSNL to immediately clear Rs 1,500 cr dues; say non-payment results in mobile service outage
Despite the relief package the losses of BSNL swelled by over 2.5 times to Rs 39,089 crore during the April-December 2019 period.
The plan offers 200 GB of data at 20 Mbps, which drops to 2 Mbps once the cap is hit.
To check if these prepaid plans are available in your city, you can visit BSNL's mobile app or its official website.
Coronavirus Outbreak: BSNL, MTNL to extend prepaid validity up to 20 April, offer Rs 10 additional talktime
State-owned telecom operators BSNL and MTNL will extend the validity period of their prepaid mobile services till 20 April and offer Rs 10 additional talktime even after zero balance, to enable users, especially poor and underprivileged, to stay connected during the 21-day nationwide lockdown
State-run telecom firms BSNL and MTNL have released over Rs 10,000 crore for employees who have opted for voluntary retirement scheme, according to a statement
Coronavirus outbreak: Reliance Jio introduces 'work from home' plan for those unable to step out during pandemic
The move by Jio comes days after both state-run BSNL and ACT Fibernet launched similar plans for customers.
Amid coronavirus crisis, BSNL offers landline subscribers free broadband to support work from home initiative
The internet connectivity will be available across all circles but only those BSNL subscribers who already have a landline connection will be able to use it.
State-run telecom firm BSNL on Friday announced free broadband service for its landline and new customers for a month to support 'work from home' allowed by most organisations amid the coronavirus outbreak
Govt committed to revival of BSNL for public service, fairness; not possible to retain all employees: Ravi Shankar Prasad
BSNL had a workforce of 1,55,296 employees as on 1 October 2019. The employee cost was 74 percent of the total revenue for the 2018-19 of BSNL, he said.
Reliance Jio opposes BSNL, MTNL suggestion; PSU telcos seek to exempt from minimum rates for phone calls, data services
Reliance Jio has opposed the suggestion of BSNL and MTNL to exempt telecom operators having less than 15 percent market share from minimum rates for phone calls and data services
BSNL partners can now settle payments on real-time basis; ties up with SBI, launches Bharat InstaPay
According to BSNL officials, the new payment facility developed by the company will enable its partners, especially prepaid sellers, to buy service immediately for sale.
AGR dues: Telecom companies owe around Rs 22,589 cr as licence fees; rest Rs 70k cr is interest, penalty
The licence fee is the major component of the total Rs 1.47 lakh crore AGR (Adjusted Gross Revenue) dues owed by both operational and non-operational telecom companies to the government till July 2019
AGR dues: Govt should offer one-time settlement to telcos for principal due amount, waive penalties, says SC Garg
Some telecom firms have said they were already struggling with mounting losses and debt and the additional liability has raised concerns of them defaulting on existing loans.