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  News   Business  01 Jul 2020  BSNL cancels 4G tender, to issue new soon

BSNL cancels 4G tender, to issue new soon

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Jul 1, 2020, 5:24 pm IST
Updated Jul 1, 2020, 5:24 pm IST
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) tender for 4G upgrade has been cancelled after the Department of Telecom (DoT) asked the state-run firm
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New Delhi: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) tender for 4G upgrade has been cancelled after the Department of Telecom (DoT) asked the state-run firm not to use Chinese telecom gear, according to a source. 

As per the sources, a new tender will be floated which will have emphasis on preference to Make in India.

BSNLBSNLThe source said that the government had told BSNL not to use Chinese equipment in 4G upgrade, and that implementation of the direction meant that the company had to issue a new tender.

Keeping in view the developing Indian capacity and in-house technology, a new tender will be floated, the source said adding this will have emphasis on preference to Make in India.

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