BSNL gets ₹89,047-crore package for 4G, 5G roll-out

The Hindu Bureau

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Thursday, 8th June 2023
Page No. 3
Chennai Print Edition

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a third revival package of ₹89,047 crore for Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL), enabling the state-owned operator to receive spectrum in the 26 GHz, 700 MHz, 2,500 MHz and 3,300 MHz bands.

“With this spectrum allotment, BSNL will be able to provide pan-India 4G and 5G services; provide 4G coverage in rural and uncovered villages under various connectivity projects; provide fixed wireless access services for high-speed Internet connectivity; and provide services/spectrum for captive non-public network,” the government said in a release.

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