BSNL order for 65 Million phone lines getting ready


It is interesting to see BSNL RFP getting final touches is drawing global attention. Fierce Wireless has the following to say on today’s newsletter
“Vendors are not only salivating over the mobile-phone prospects in China, but India is just as big. Here’s why: The country’s state-owned telephone operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) requested bids to help it set up 63.5 million mobile lines in a deal estimated to be as much as $4.8 billion. Analysts say it is the world’s single largest RFP involving GSM. Vendors bidding must have posted at least $ 1.8 billion in revenue for each of the last two years to be eligible”
We are finally coming close to being “world-scale”; we placed plane orders that made the global industry ‘look up”; our handset orders have been big; we need to do the same in oil, steel, semiconductor. Then, and only then, India would have arrived.

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