BSNL seeks permission to buy foreign satellite capacity

Thursday 17 April 2014 | 04:57 CET | News
Indian state-owned telecommunications carrier Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) is seeking permission from the government to buy satellite capacity directly from foreign satellite operators, the Hindu Business Line reported. The company told the Department of Telecom (DoT) that delays in securing additional bandwidth could jeopardise communications links in remote areas. BSNL earlier used the Insat-3E satellite, which was decommissioned on 3 April. BSNL asked the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for three C-band transponders. However, ISRO's marketing arm, Antrix Corporation, told BSNL

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Bharat Sanchar Nigam / BSNL / Measat / Thaicom
Countries: India
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Now that based on this information doubts are casted on Antrix corporation which is not mentioning the cheaper ways of procuring C band.When we boast our selves that we are at par with any other developed country w.r.t. space programmes and we dont have band width to our own Government company,we feel that some thing is wrong.Oh people of INDIA open up your eyes.
janamaddi saibaba @ 22/4/2014 - 03:56

Gov. not thinking about the future infrastructure of BSNL, the Govt PSU sector and its furture requirement of Bandwith.
Anil Metkar @ 21/4/2014 - 10:57

very good but make it deal speedy
Anonymous @ 21/4/2014 - 08:42

It is good idea but depends on government(polyticions), coz our company is PSU.
buchi babu chittem @ 18/4/2014 - 17:00

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