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Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited

About Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is the Indian national telecommunications company. BSNL provides a host of telecom services such as Landline, Mobile, WLL, Internet services (Sancharnet), Broadband, Managed Network Services, MPLS-VPN, ISDN, Leased Line And Intelligent Network services.

Deepika Padukone is the brand ambassador of BSNL from August 08.


BSNL will be going for an initial public offer (IPO) by 2010 according to its Chairman Kuldeep Goyal (Media Interview / September 2009). It is reported that the BSNL Board has approved the IPO and the decision is pending with the Government.


  • August 2009: BSNL employees strike affects telecommunication services in country.
  • Aircel and BSNL signs agreement for passive infrastructure sharing. Aircel becomes the first private operator to do so.

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited in News

Visakhapatnam goes Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi available at Kailasagiri, VUDA Park and RK Beach

Rs. 48,000 Crores Business Opportunity in Mobile Value Added Services
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) will be launching video on demand for its mobile phone subscribers in a month’s time. The announcement was made by Chairman & Managing Director Shri Rakesh K Upadhyay, BSNL while inaugurating VAS ASIA 2012, 12th International Conference & Exhibition at New Delhi, organized by Bharat Exhibitions

Rediff.Com Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended June 30, 2011
The Indian Broadband adoption efforts received a further boost this quarter with the Telecom Commission’s approval of the National Optical Fibre Network proposal valued at US$ 4.4 Bn. As per the Government announcement, the proposal now awaits the Union Cabinet approval

Fibre optic cables to be installed in villages in two years: Sibal
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal today said the government would make as many as 5,00,000 villages broadband-enabled in two years, as part of an ambitious fibre-to-home plan.

HCL Infosystems bags Rs. 250cr Order from BSNL under its System Integration Telecom Practice
• HCL Infosystems to deploy systems for consolidation of the BSNL billing process • Project to spread across North & West Zone HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s premier Hardware, Services and ICT System Integration Company today announced the awarding of Rs.250cr project from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL)

Leading Carrier Ethernet + Transport Networking Vendor Orckit-Corrigent To Exhibit Its Full Product Line At India Telecom, Region's Largest Annual Telecom-Focused Event
Orckit Communications Ltd. (NasdaqGM: ORCT), a leading Carrier Ethernet + Transport (CE+T) networking vendor, announced today that it will be exhibiting at the upcoming India Telecom, the most important and largest annual telecom-focused event in India.

Sachin Pilot launches unique plan for BSNL customers
Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology (IT) Sachin Pilot on Thursday launched a unique plan "PYARI JODI" combining landline and mobile services of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) on the auspicious occasion of Diwali.

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