BSNL to launch trio of tenders

23 Jun 2010

State-owned Indian telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is preparing to float a number of tenders this month with a view to purchasing telecoms equipment designed to both expand and upgrade its existing networks. According to The Financial Express, BSNL is planning to acquire 5,000 digital satellite phone terminals in a deal expected to be worth around INR610 million (USD13.23 million), while a separate tender for equipment to run some six million telephone and broadband lines, worth INR6 billion is also set to be launched by the end of the month. A third contract is also up for grabs, with BSNL seeking a vendor to provide it with five million telephones with caller identification features, in a deal valued at around INR2.5 billion.

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