India's BSNL delays $6.5B GSM tender

India's Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL) is delaying its massive $6.5 billion tender for GSM infrastructure. The bids were supposed to be opened on July 16 but now won't be opened until Aug. 30. BSNL said it has been flooded by bids and needs time to address them all. The tender calls for 93 million GSM lines and garnered some 21,000 queries from vendors after the draft tender was posted on the operator's website, officials said. Article

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