Press Information BureauGovernment of India
Ministry of Communications & Information Technology .
Tenders Floated by BSNL
Shri Milind Deora, the Minister of State for Communications and Information
Technology informed Lok Sabha today in a written reply that the tender for procurement
of 14.37 million Global System for Mobile (GSM) communication lines for expansion of
2G and 3G services has been floated by BSNL for the requirement of all its telecom circles
except Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh which would get
equipment under PSU Quota reserved for M/S ITI against this tender. Following bidders have participated in the bids:
M/S Alcatel Lucent India Ltd
M/S ZTE Telecom India Pvt. Ltd
M/S Ericsson India Pvt. Ltd
M/S Nokia Siemens Network Pvt. Ltd
M/S HuaweiTelecommunication India Pvt. Ltd
The tenders-scrapped/cancelled are given below:
93 million-GSM lines tender floated in the year 2008 for all the telecom circles.
5.5 million GSM lines tender floated in the year 2010 fir the telecom circles of
Nort & East zones.
Fresh tender has been floated based onrevised requirements, the reply further