All Unions and Associations of BSNL (AUAB), which an umbrella Union encompassing 1000’s of BSNL staff, have alleged that PM Modi led current Govt. is, immediately and not directly, serving to Jio to overcome market share.
They have alleged that Jio will wipe away all opponents, together with BSNL, after which begin charging larger charges from customers, as a part of the monopoly.
In a joint assertion, as reported by PTI, the Union stated, “As of now, the whole Telecom industry is gripped with a crisis…All these have happened due to the predatory pricing of the Mukesh Ambani owned RelianceJio. The whole game plane of RelianceJio is to wipe out its competitors, which includes the state-owned BSNL,”
As per a conspiracy concept put forth by the Union of BSNL staff, Govt. of India is deliberately not allocating 4G spectrum to BSNL, in order that Jio can flourish and seize extra market share.
The Union stated that “the government has turned a deaf ear to this demand (4G), with the ulterior motive of preventing the public sector company from putting up an effective competition to RelianceJio”.
As per the Union, BSNL staff labored laborious, ensured that the corporate posts a revenue of Rs 672.57 crore in 2014-15, after getting right into a debt of Rs 8,800 crore in 2011-12. And this turn-around has occurred with out 4G, solely utilizing 2G and 3G as the muse. But regardless of such laborious work, BSNL is being ignored by Govt. to assist Jio.
As per the Union, if Jio is just not ‘controlled’ now, then they’ll ‘loot the customers’ later.
The assertion stated, “It (Jio) will loot the people by steeply raising the call and data charges. It is a matter of deep concern that, RelianceJio is being openly patronised by the Narendra Modi government,”
Besides the problem of Jio’s low-cost plans, and 4G spectrum, the large strike by BSNL staff has these calls for as properly:
Immediate allotment of 4G spectrum to BSNL for rolling out its 4G service.
Implementation of the federal government rule in respect of fee of pension contribution by BSNL.
Wage revision of the workers.
Pension revision of the retirees from January 1, 2017.
There has been no response from PM Modi and Jio on this matter. We will preserve you up to date, as extra particulars are available.