Reliance Communications Limited provides telecommunication services in India. The company has established a pan-India, integrated (wireless and wireline), and convergent (voice, data, and video) digital network that is capable of supporting services spanning the entire communications value chain, covering approximately 24,000 towns and 600,000 villages. The company owns and operates IP enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising approximately 277,000 kilometers of fibre optic cable systems in India, USA, Europe, Middle East, and the Asia Pacific region. Joint Ventures The company has a joint venture with Alcatel-Lucent to provide managed services to the GSM and CDMA networks of the company and RTL, its subsidiary covering 22 circles, 24,000 towns, 600,000 villages, and 80 million customers. The joint venture company provides similar managed services to other telecom companies worldwide. The company has formed an alliance with Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited (Kribhco), a co-operative society with a marketing network in rural India. Kribhco Reliance Kisan Limited, the joint venture company, would create a distribution model covering 72 percent of India’s population through its network of approximately 25,000 cooperatives, 6,300 member co-operatives, and 60 Krishi Seva Kendras spread across the country. Segments The Wireless segment includes wireless operations of the company, Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited, Reliance Telecom Limited, Reliance Infratel Limited, Alcatel-Lucent Managed Solutions India Private Limited. This segment also includes the retail operations of Reliance Communications UK Limited, Reliance Communications International Inc., Reliance Communications Canada Inc., Reliance Communications (Australia) Pty. Limited, and Reliance Communications (New Zealand) Pte. Limited. The Broadband segment includes broadband operations of the company, Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited, and Reliance WiMax Limited. The Global segment includes National Long Distance and International Long Distance operations of the company and the wholesale operations of its subsidiaries, such as Reliance Globalcom BV and its subsidiaries. The Investment segment includes investment activities of the Group companies, Reliance Telecom Limited, Reliance Infratel Limited, Reliance Webstore Limited, Reliance Globalcom BV, Gateway Net Trading Pte. Limited, Reliance Infocomm Infrastructure Private Limited, and Reliance Wimax Limited. The Other segment mainly comprises of the customer care activities of Reliance Webstore Limited, Facility Usage activities of Reliance Infocomm Infrastructure Private Limited, and DTH activities of Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited and Reliance Big TV Limited. Customers The company has a customer base of approximately 85 million, including 2.2 million individual overseas retail customers. Its corporate clients include 2,100 Indian and multinational corporations, and approximately 800 global, regional, and domestic carriers.
reliance communications ltd
(RCOM:National Stock Exchange of India)
Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City
Navi Mumbai, 400710
Phone: 91 22 3038 6286
Fax: 91 22 3037 6622www.rcom.co.in
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