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TCS front runner for BSNL 4G network roll out deal, ITI in race too

BSNL will be using a 4G core, developed indigenously for the first time by C-DOT


The consortium will also support BSNL with a made-in-India 5G radio access network

Shivani ShindeSubhayan Chakraborty Mumbai | New Delhi
India’s largest information technology (IT) services provider - Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) - and Bengaluru-headquartered ITI have submitted their bids for the 4G network roll-out for Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL).

Senior officials at BSNL confirmed that both TCS and ITI have submitted their bids, and that the process is expected to close in the next fortnight to a month.

Although both companies have placed their bids, TCS is the front runner with a deal size of Rs 16,000 –20,000 crore, said sources in the know.

TCS declined to comment on the developments until the time of going to press.


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First Published: Nov 23 2022 | 9:50 PM IST

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