BSNL opposes govt committee suggestion to discontinue 2G operations

Topics BSNL | 2G | 4G network

Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), despite a revival package from the government more than a year ago, has not been able to start its 4G services. Making things worse for the cash-strapped firm, a government-appointed technical committee has directed it to discontinue its 2G operations. “A majority of the committee members recommended BSNL discontinue 2G services,” an official in the know told Business Standard. BSNL is opposed to the suggestion because more than 60 per cent of its mobile revenue comes from 2G. It is understood that the panel has insisted on the u.....

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