With the merger of BBNL and BSNL, the USO Fund which currently stands at close to Rs 60,000 crore is likely to go to BSNL and help the state-run telco come out of its cash crunch.
BharatNet project is aimed at providing high-speed broadband connectivity to the 250,000 Gram Panchayats in the country in an effort to provide broadband connectivity to all the villages in the country.
Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) invites digitally sealed global tenders, on rupee payment basis, in a single stage, two part bidding process (Qualification Bid & Financial Bid) from eligible bidders.
Cabinet approves BharatNet implementation through Public Private Partnership Model in 16 States with optical fibre connectivity to all inhabited villages.
HFCL expecting new business from BharatNet PPP phase. The company has tied up with C-DOT for technology transfer for PON Family equipment.
BharatNet seeks to connect over 6 lakh villages with optical fiber by 2023. The project was initially launched in October 2011 by the then government which named it as the National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN).
Valiant Communications will be offering its products for the forthcoming BharatNet, Power Grid, and Railways projects.
Hughes India has been roped in by Bharat Broadband Nigam Limited (BBNL) and Telecommunications Consultants India Limited (TCIL) to connect…