BSNL seeks WiMAX tie-up with Intel, papers say

29 Nov 2006

Indian state-run telco Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) is close to sealing a deal with Intel to deploy the country’s first commercial WiMAX network, according to local news sources. WiMAX is seen as the perfect solution to providing high speed internet connections to India’s vast rural regions. Unnamed sources expect BSNL to announce an agreement shortly. The chipset manufacturer has previously revealed plans to invest around USD1 billion in India by 2010 to expand its operations in the country and invest in local technology companies.



Have feedback, corrections, or story ideas? Send them to

Browse Past Issues


Filter CommsUpdate by the following categories or use the search.


Visit our help page information on performing advanced searches, including how to restrict the results by country or company.


CommsUpdate is an outstanding advertising venue for companies seeking to reach:

  • International carriers
  • Wholesale service providers
  • Equipment and software vendors
  • Telecom investors
  • Regulators

Learn more about advertising on CommsUpdate.