indian com

  • View

  • Download

Embed Size (px)

Text of indian com

  • 8/7/2019 indian com


    1Bharat Sanchar Nigam LimitedFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaBSNL

    Type State-owned enterprise

    Industry Telecommunication

    Founded 19th century, incorporated 2000

    Headquarters New Delhi, India

    Key people Gopal Das


    Products Wireless




    Revenue 32,045crore (US$6.95 billion)(2009-10)[1]

    Net income 575 crore(US$124.78 million)(200910)
  • 8/7/2019 indian com


    Employees 299,840 (March 31, 2009)[2]


    BSNL, Headquarter, New Delhi

    Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (abbreviated BSNL; ) is astate-

    ownedtelecommunications company headquartered in New Delhi,India. BSNL is one of the largest

    Indiancellular serviceproviders, with over 81 million subscribers as of December 2010, and the

    largest land linetelephone provider in India. However, in recent years the company's revenue and profit

    plunged into heavy losses due to intense competition in the Indian telecommunications sector.[3][4]

    BSNL is India's oldest and largest communication service provider (CSP). It had a customer base of 90million as of June 2008.[5] It has footprints throughout India except for the metropolitan cities

    ofMumbaiandNew Delhi, which are managed byMahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL). As of

    June 30, 2010, BSNL had a customer base of 27.45 million wireline and 72.69 million wireless subscribers.



    1 Services

    2 Administrative units

    o 2.1 Telecom Circles

    in India

    o 2.2 Project Circles

    o 2.3 Maintenance


    o 2.4 Specialized

    Telecom Units

    o 2.5 Production

  • 8/7/2019 indian com


    3 Present and future

    4 Challenges

    5 See also

    6 References

    7 External links


    BSNL provides almost every telecom service in India. Following are the main telecom services provided by


    Universal Telecom Services : Fixed wireline services & landline in Local loop (WLL) using CDMA

    Technology called bfone and Tarangrespectively. As of June 30, 2010, BSNL has 75% marketshare

    of fixed lines.

    BSNL Mobile

    Prepaid Mobile

    Cellular Mobile Telephone Services: BSNL is major provider of Cellular Mobile Telephone

    services using GSM platform under the brand name Cellone & Excel (BSNL Mobile). As of June 30,

    2010 BSNL has 13.50% share of mobile telephony in the country.[6]

    WLL-CDMA Telephone Services: BSNL's WLL (Wireless in Local Loop)service is a service giving

    both fixed line telephony & Mobile telephony.

    BSNL Broadband

    Internet: BSNL provides internet services through dial-up connection (Sancharnet) as Prepaid,

    (NetOne) as Postpaid and ADSL broadband (BSNL Broadband). BSNL holds 55.76% of the market

    share with reported subscriber base of 9.19 million Internet subscribers with 7.79%