So this is what it was all leading up to - the Board of Directors of BSNL, the public sector telecom operator, has recommended an IPO for listing the Government owned telco, reports the Economic Times. BSNL will disinvest 10 percent stake, at a valuation of around $100 bilion. Of course, this talk of $100 billion valuation could be just hype. If Bharti Airtel, the largest telco in the country has a valuation of $37 billion, what justifies a $100 billion valuation for the third largest...Government favoritism? Ownership of the last mile? I'm not very surprised at the disinvestment plans, because: -- Disinvestment in the country has been on hold ever since the UPA government came to power, primarily due to the leverage that communist parties had. Recently, the communists withdrew support, and the government still survived the trust vote.…
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