Question: Is BSNL Dying?

What is BSNL future?

The Modi cabinet approved a Rs 69,000 crore revival plan for BSNL and MTNL, which would include restructuring of existing debt by raising bonds with sovereign guarantee, reducing employee costs through a VRS scheme, monetisation of assets, allotment of 4G spectrum, and in-principle approval their merger..

Does Jio use BSNL towers?

BSNL has rented out 2,761 towers to Airtel, 892 to Vodafone, 941 to Idea Cellular and 127 to Sify, according to the data. Reliance Jio is the biggest mobile tower client for state-owned firms BSNL and MTNL, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed Parliament on Wednesday.

Does BSNL have 4g service?

BSNL subscribers rejoice! The state-run telecom company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has come out with a new set of 4G data plans for its customers. However, BSNL offers 4G network only in some parts of the country. Recently, BSNL launched a prepaid recharge plan which offers 10 GB data per day plan.

What happens if BSNL bill not paid?

You should have went to BSNL office and formally applied for a disconnection. They may wait upto 4-5 months. The late fee is added again and again. After 2-3 months, they’ll disconnect the connection.

Should BSNL be Privatised?

Government-owned telecom companies Bhartiya Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) are incurring heavy losses. … Sanjay Dhotre, MoS Communications, in a statement in Rajya Sabha, said that the two government-owned companies could not be privatised.

Who is responsible for BSNL loss?

“BSNL started making losses since 2009 after the tenders were cancelled, and the loss is simply due to the policies of the consecutive central governments (the then United Progressive Alliance and current National Democratic Alliance). Between 2000 and 2009, it was making profits of around Rs.

Is BSNL government selling?

Government has no plan to sell or disinvest BSNL and MTNL. The government has approved the revival plan for BSNL and MTNL on 23.10. 2019.”

Is BSNL under loss?

New Delhi: Public sector carrier Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is expected to post losses of over Rs 14,000 crore for the financial year 2018-19, while its revenue is slated to be around Rs 19,308 crore.

Can BSNL be revived?

New Delhi: Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday assured the Lok Sabha that state-owned telecom player BSNL is going to be revived soon. While BSNL is reporting losses since 2010, another telecom PSU MTNL has been in the red in nine of the past 10 years.

What went wrong with BSNL?

The distressed telecom, saddled with a massive Rs 13,000 crore debt, has been facing problems in clearing staff salaries. The issue came to light in March, when BSNL defaulted on payments of monthly salaries to around 1.76 lakh employees.

Why did BSNL shut down?

According to media reports, BSNL has been in trouble since the last 10 years due to poor government policies and delays in bringing new infrastructure. The inferior infrastructure, as well as the company structure, have further resulted in this situation.

Is BSNL a government job?

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited, d/b/a BSNL is an Indian state-owned telecommunications company, headquartered in New Delhi, Delhi, India. It was incorporated by Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India on 1 October 2000.