MTNL asks NSN to lower mobile expansion bid

Thursday 24 April 2014 | 01:57 CET | News
Indian state-owned telecommunications provider Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL) has asked Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) to lower its bid for 2G and 3G network expansion in Delhi and Mumbai, the Economic Times writes. Although NSN put in the lowest bid for the project at INR 8 billion, MTNL's estimated project cost is only INR 5.50 billion. MTNL has therefore asked NSN to lower its bid. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Mahanagar Telephone Nigam / MTNL / Nokia Solutions and Networks
Countries: India
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