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BSNL, MTNL hit by rising costs: Govt

New Delhi,dec 6, 2012 PTI:

 The government on Wednesday said that state-run BSNL and MTNL suffered losses to the tune of Rs 12,960 crore in 2011-12 as a result of stiff competition in mobile sector, high staff cost and payment of spectrum charges.

"The loss of BSNL during 2011-12 stood at Rs 8,851 crore and MTNL at Rs 4,109 crore," Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Milind Deora said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

BSNL suffered losses of Rs 1,823 crore in 2009-10 and Rs 6,384 crore in 2010-11 while MTNL's loss stood at Rs 2,611 crore in 2009-10 and Rs 2,802 crore in 2010-11, Deora added.


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