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Loss-making BSNL takes `10K cr capex call for 4G play

DNMUM437872 | 6/18/2019 | Author : Mansi Taneja | WC :493

Surviving Jio PSU telecom company has started offering 4G VoLTE services through its 3G spectrum

Notwithstanding the delay in the allotment of 4G spectrum, state-run telecom player BSNL has readied an investment plan of Rs 10,000 crore for the deployment of 4G network.
It has already started offering 4G VoLTE services through its 3G spectrum with new base transceiver stations (BTSs) in all circles where it already offers 3G services. In 2018-19, the company added over 54,000 new state-of-the-art mobile BTSs to its network as it looks to expand its coverage area.
“We will invest around Rs 10,000 crore, once the allotment of 4G spectrum is done by the government. The capex will be done to fill in the void left in providing 4G services,” a senior official from BSNL told DNA Money.
The investment will be done in phases
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