It is the India's largest telecommunication company with 24% market share as on March 31, 2008. It has the status of Mini-ratna - a status assigned to reputed Public Sector companies in India.
Its headquarters are at Bharat Sanchar Bhawan, Harish Chandra Mathur Lane, Janpath, New Delhi.
BSNL is India's oldest and largest Communication Service Provider (CSP). Currently BSNL has a customer base of 72.34 million (Basic & Mobile telephony). It has footprints throughout India except for the metropolitan cities of Mumbai and New Delhi which are managed by MTNL. As on March 31, 2008 BSNL commanded a customer base of 31.55 million Wireline, 4.58 million CDMA-WLL and 36.21 million GSM Mobile subscribers.
Today, BSNL is India's largest Telco and one of the largest Public Sector Undertaking with estimated market value of $100 Billion. The company is planning an IPO with in 6 months to offload 10% to public.
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