Wednesday, February 4, 2009

BSNL to invest Rs 18 cr in Sikkim

GANGTOK, Feb 5 – Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) is going to invest Rs 18 crore for the improvement of telecom services in Sikkim.

This is the highest investment made by the organisation in Sikkim in recent years. Out of this investment, Rs 10 crores will be utilised exclusively for GSM mobiles where 22 new BTS are proposed during this current financial year.

BSNL is already going in a big way for the improvement of rural internet services and 30 telephone exchanges are currently placed with broadband facilities. Seventeen more such exchanges are proposed to be established in a couple of months.

In a press release issued here, General Manager Telecom, Gangtok SN Roychowdhuri said BSNL has launched new Mobile SIM for 365 days validity.

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