BSNL’s monster GSM order grows to over 60 million lines

24 Oct 2005

Indian telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has doubled the size of a planned wireless network equipment order to at least 60 million new GSM connections, in what will be India’s largest ever telecoms tender. State-owned BSNL plans to invite bids for the USD4 billion mobile network expansion by the first week in December and to select winning suppliers by March 2006.