BSNL looking for foreign partner for handset project

14 Sep 2004

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is preparing to invite expressions of interest from global equipment vendors to enter into a joint venture to manufacture mobile handsets in India. ‘We have started approaching mobile handset makers to discuss the idea with them,’ said an unnamed senior BSNL official. ‘The foreign company could provide us with design and technology while we could give them our manufacturing bases and marketing expertise’.



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