DoT studying security threat of loss-making BSNL-MTNL privatisation

As the finance ministry refuses to part funds for the revival of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL), the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is busy brainstorming on the security aspect of complete privatisation of the domestic telecom sector, besides persisting with the Centre to infuse the twin PSUs with fresh capital.  “We are evaluating the security threat posed by complete privatisation of the sector, if any. How do countries like USA, UK and Brazil cope with the safety and security aspect of telecommunication services — they.....

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