BSNL has not paid its due to its infrastructure provider. BSNL users might face difficulty in the network due to this. Tower & Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) had said the government-owned telecom company has not paid its due of rupees 1500 crores. BSNL Users Might Face Network Issues Delay Payment.
BSNL Users Might Face Network Issues Delay Payment:
Taipa has reached to BSNL and has warned the officials that users might face disruptions as the Government hasn’t paid the dues yet. As everyone is working from home, data traffic has increased. This is not the first time when Taipa has reached out to BSNL regarding payment issues.
What ET Had To Say:
“Tower & Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) has urged the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for urgent intervention and support in clearing the dues of their infrastructure provider members for maintaining round the clock continuity of telecom operations at BSNL tower sites,” the body in a statement said, as reported by ET Telecom.
Tower & Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) is based in Delhi. This represents firms like Airtel, Infratel, Indus Towers and many more companies.
What TAIPA Had To Say:
TAIPA said it would be very tough for the infrastructure providers to provide smooth services. This will lead to service disruption snd poor network connections. Taipa also stated that the payments would be used in making rental payments of tower sites as well as power bills.
What The Director Of TAIPA Said:
Taipa also reached out to BSNL stating that the telco has to clear dues so that it can ensure smooth operations. “The situation has become highly critical now with total outstanding dues from BSNL amounting to Rs 1500 crore which has been pending for long,” TR Dua, Director-General, Taipa said.