Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), set up by the Government of India under the Administrative Ministry of Communication & IT, Department of Telecommunications for the establishment, management and operation of National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN). BBNL has been incorporated on 25-02-2012 as a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) / Company under the Companies Act, 1956 having Corporate Identity No: U64100DL2012GOI232070 with an Authorized Share Capital of Rs. 1000 Cr. The paid up capital of the Company is Rs. Sixty Crores and Thirty.
The company has been granted National Long Distance Operating (NLDO) license by DOT to w.e.f. 01.04.2013.
BBNL has been granted ISP Category "A" License (All India) from DoT on 29th December 2014.