BSNL Current Affairs - 2020

PM Modi to inaugurate Submarine Optical Fibre Cable between Chennai and Port Blair

On August 10, 2020, PM Modi is to inaugurate a 2,300 km submarine Optical Fibre Cable that will connect Chennai and Port Blair. Highlights The submarine cable will also connect major islands in Andaman such as Havelock, Car Nicobar, Great Nicobar, Kamorta, Rangat, Little Andaman. About the connectivity The connectivity will provide faster and reliable Read More…

Public Enterprises Survey: Air India, MTNL, BSNL highest loss makings PSUs in FY19

On February 10, 2020, the Department of Public Enterprises operating under Ministry of Heavy Industries tabled the “Public Enterprises Survey” on the parliament. The report says that the net profit from the PSUs has increased by 15.5% as compared to the previous year. Highlights The survey said that Indian Oil Corporation, NTPC and ONGC were Read More…

GoM constituted to fast track revival plan of BSNL

On December 27, 2019, GoI constituted a 7-member group of ministers to fast track the implementation of revival plan of BSNL and MTNL. The revival plan includes allocation of 4G spectrum and asset monetization. Earlier, GoI approved the revival plan of merging BSNL and MTNL. Highlights The seven-member group of ministers include Defence Minister Raj Read More…

BSNL Revival Plan

The Union Cabinet on October 23, 2019 approved the proposal for revival of BSNL and MTNL. It allotted the 4G spectrum to the institutions. The MTNL will act as a subsidy to BSNL. A four-step revival plan has been announced for BSNL. Also, the GoI plans to raise Rs 15,000 crore through sovereign bonds. Significance Read More…

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BSNL to Offer Data Connectivity Services via SMS in India

BSNL has signed a partnership agreement with the French company Be-Bound to offer data connectivity through SMS in areas where there is no Internet connectivity or signal breaks. How it will work? The working of technology is explained below: The SMS based data connectivity will work with the help of a technology embedded in a Read More…