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About Sh.

Dhirubhai Ambani

Few men in history have made as dramatic a contribution to their country’s economic fortunes as did the founder of Reliance, Sh. Dhirubhai H Ambani. Fewer still have left behind a legacy that is more enduring and timeless. As with all great pioneers, there is more than one unique way of describing the true genius of Dhirubhai: the corporate visionary, the unmatched strategist, the proud patriot, the leader of men, the architect of India’s capital markets, the champion of shareholder interest. But the role Dhirubhai cherished most was perhaps that of India’s greatest wealth creator. In one lifetime, he built, starting from the proverbial scratch, India’s largest private sector enterprise. When Dhirubhai embarked on his first business venture, he had a seed capital of barely US$ 300 (around Rs 14,000). Over the next three and a half decades, he converted this fledgling enterprise into a Rs 60,000 crore colossus—an achievement which earned Reliance a place on the global Fortune 500 list, the first ever Indian private company to do so. Dhirubhai is widely regarded as the father of India’s capital markets. In 1977, when Reliance Textile Industries Limited first went public, the Indian stock market was a place patronised by a small club of elite investors which dabbled in a handful of stocks. Undaunted, Dhirubhai managed to convince a large number of first-time retail investors to participate in the unfolding Reliance story and put their hard-earned money in the Reliance Textile IPO, promising them, in exchange for their trust, substantial return on their investments. It was to be the start of one of great stories of mutual respect and reciprocal gain in the Indian markets. Under Dhirubhai’s extraordinary vision and leadership, Reliance scripted one of the greatest growth stories in corporate history anywhere in the world, and went on to become India’s largest private sector enterprise. Through out this amazing journey, Dhirubhai always kept the interests of the ordinary shareholder uppermost in mind, in the process making millionaires out of many of the initial investors in the Reliance stock, and creating one of the world’s largest shareholder families. Click here for a fuller biography of Dhirubhai H Ambani A dream come true

The late Dhirubhai Ambani dreamt of a digital India — an India where the common man would have access to affordable means of information and communication. Dhirubhai, who single-handedly built India’s largest private sector company virtually from scratch, had stated as early as 1999: “Make the tools of information and communication available to people at an affordable cost. They will overcome the handicaps of illiteracy and lack of mobility.” It was with this belief in mind that Reliance Communications (formerly Reliance Infocomm) started laying 60,000 route kilometres of a pan-India fibre optic backbone. This backbone was commissioned on 28 December 2002, the auspicious occasion of Dhirubhai’s 70th birthday, though sadly after his unexpected demise on 6 July 2002. Reliance Communications has a reliable, high-capacity, integrated (both wireless and wireline) and convergent (voice, data and video) digital network. It is capable of delivering a range of services spanning the entire infocomm (information and communication) value chain, including infrastructure and services — for enterprises as well as individuals, applications, and consulting. Today, Reliance Communications is revolutionising the way India communicates and networks, truly bringing about a new way of life.

Think big. Think different. Think ahead. Dhirubhai preached — and personally practised — one mantra throughout his life: Dream with conviction. He built the Reliance empire from scratch and, in a short span of 25 years, it catapulted to become one of the top Fortune 500 corporations of the world — an achievement unparalleled in history. He was deeply rooted in traditional Indian values, and at the same time, Dhirubhai possessed a very modern outlook - truly that of a 21st century person. His corporate philosophy was short, simple and incredibly effective: “Think big. Think different. Think fast. Think ahead. Aim for the best.” This was clearly reflected in his passion for mega-sized projects, as well as his fascination for cutting-edge technology and desire to always achieve the highest possible productivity. At Reliance, Dhirubhai was a pillar of inspiration for one and all. By practicing what he preached, he inspired and encouraged everyone to surpass the best in the world. Dhirubhai fully realised that true empowerment of the people is possible only through education. Being an effective communicator, he continued to inspire, guide, educate and motivate everyone through his communications. He was a firm believer in the power of information and communication, and how it can be utilised and turned to the advantage of one and all, by making time and distance irrelevant.

He would always say that if a telephone call could be made cheaper than a postcard, it would transform every home, empower every Indian, remove every obstacle to opportunity and growth, and tear apart every barrier that divides Indian society. He was convinced that infocom could energise enterprises, drive governance, and render learning an interesting experience, apart from making life exciting. Keeping his conviction as our credo, Reliance Communications is committed to transform Dhirubhai’s dream into a reality.

Reliance Group
Looking back, looking forward

Reliance Group, an offshoot of the Group founded by Shri Dhirubhai H Ambani (1932-2002), ranks among India’s top three private sector business houses in terms of net worth. The group has business interests that range from telecommunications (Reliance Communications Limited) to financial services (Reliance Capital Ltd) and the generation and distribution of power (Reliance Infrastructure Limited). Reliance Group’s flagship company, Reliance Communications, is India's largest private sector information and communications company, with over 150 million subscribers. It has established a pan-India, high-capacity, integrated (wireless and wireline), convergent (voice, data and video) digital network, to offer services spanning the entire infocomm value chain. Other major group companies — Reliance Capital and Reliance Infrastructure — are widely acknowledged as the market leaders in their respective areas of operation.

Chairman's Profile
Anil D. Ambani

Regarded as one of the foremost corporate leaders of contemporary India, Shri Anil D Ambani, 50, is the chairman of all listed companies of the Reliance Group, namely, Reliance Communications, Reliance Capital, Reliance Energy and Reliance Natural Resources limited.

He is also Chairman of the Board of Governors of Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat. Anil D Ambani joined Reliance in 1983 as Co-Chief Executive Officer, and has been centrally involved in every aspect of the company's management. He is credited with having pioneered a number of path-breaking financial innovations in the Indian capital markets. He spearheaded the country’s first forays into the overseas capital markets with international public offerings of global depositary receipts, convertibles and bonds. Starting in 1991, he directed Reliance Industries in its efforts to raise over US$ 2 billion. He also steered the 100-year Yankee bond issue for the company in January 1997. He is a member of: Wharton Board of Overseers, The Wharton School, USA Central Advisory Committee, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad Board of Governors Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur In June 2004, he was elected for a six-year term as an independent member of the Rajya Sabha, Upper House of India’s Parliament a position he chose to resign voluntarily on March 25, 2006. Awards and Achievements: Conferred the ‘CEO of the Year 2004’ in the Platts Global Energy Awards Rated as one of ‘India’s Most Admired CEOs’ for the sixth consecutive year in the Business Barons – TNS Mode opinion poll, 2004 Conferred ‘The Entrepreneur of the Decade Award’ by the Bombay Management Association, October 2002

Awarded the First Wharton Indian Alumni Award by the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) in recognition of his contribution to the establishment of Reliance as a global leader in many of its business areas, December 2001 Selected by Asiaweek magazine for its list of ‘Leaders of the Millennium in Business and Finance’ and was introduced as the only ‘new hero’ in Business and Finance from India, June 1999.

By 2015, be amongst the top 3 most valued Indian companies, providing Information, Communication & Entertainment services, and being the industry benchmark in Customer Experience, Employee Centricity and Innovation.

We will create world-class benchmarks by:
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Meeting and exceeding Customer expectations with a segmented approach Establishing, re-engineering and automating Processes to make them customer centric, efficient and effective Incessant offering of Products and Services that are value for money and excite customers Providing a Network experience that is best in the industry

Building Reliance into an iconic Brand which is benchmarked by others and leads industry in Intention to Purchase and Loyalty Developing a professional Leadership team that inspires, nurtures talent and propagates RCOM Values by personal example


Business India ’s leading integrated telecom company Reliance Communications is the flagship company of the Reliance Group. Listed on the National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange, it is India’s leading integrated telecommunication company with over

150 million customers. Our business encompasses a complete range of telecom services covering mobile and fixed line telephony. It includes broadband, national and international long distance services and data services along with an exhaustive range of value-added services and applications. Our constant endeavour is to provide an enhanced customer experience and achieve customer satisfaction by upscaling the productivity of the enterprises and individuals we serve. Reliance Mobile (formerly Reliance India Mobile), launched on 28 December 2002, coinciding with the joyous occasion of the late Dhirubhai Ambani’s 70th birthday, was among the initial initiatives of Reliance Communications. It marked the auspicious beginning of Dhirubhai’s dream of ushering in a digital revolution in India. Today, we can proudly claim that we were instrumental in harnessing the true power of information and communication, by bestowing it in the hands of the common man at affordable rates. We endeavour to further extend our efforts beyond the traditional value chain by developing and deploying complete telecom solutions for the entire spectrum of society.

Wireless Reliance Mobile

With over 150 million subscribers across India, Reliance Mobile is India’s largest mobile service brand. Reliance Mobile services now cover over 24,000 towns, 6 lakh villages, and still counting. We have achieved many milestones in this short journey. In 2003, AC Nielsen voted Reliance Mobile (formerly Reliance India Mobile) as India’s Most Trusted Telecom Brand. In July 2003, it created a world record by adding one million subscribers in a matter of just 10 days

through its ‘Monsoon Hungama’ offer. What sets Reliance Mobile apart is the fact that nearly 90 per cent of our handsets are data-enabled, and can access hundreds of Java applications on Reliance Mobile World. Reliance Mobile has ushered in a mobile revolution by offering advanced multimedia handsets to the common man at very affordable rates. This innovative low pricing has increased the number of mobile phone users and its result is clearly reflected in the meteoric rise in India’s tele-density over the past four years. Our pan-India wireless network runs on CDMA2000 1x technology, which has superior voice and data capabilities compared to other cellular mobile technologies. CDMA2000 1x is more cost-effective as it utilises the scarce radio spectrum more efficiently than other technologies do. Enhanced voice clarity, superior data speed of up to 144 kbps and seamless migration to newer generations of mobile technologies are some of its key differentiators.

R World The R World suite of Reliance Mobile is a unique Java-based application. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it enables complex Internet application to be introduced in mobile phones effectively and quickly. R World receives over 1.5 billion page views per month from Reliance Mobile users. R World offers a wide array of applications that include hourly news updates, high quality headline video clips, downloadable multilingual ring tones, seasonal updates including festival specials, city and TV specials, exam results, astrology, mobile banking, bill payment.

With over 150 data applications offering varied services - unique to any wireless service in India - R World is truly a treasure house of knowledge, information, entertainment and commerce.

Board of directors
Shri Anil D. Ambani

Regarded as one of the foremost corporate leaders of contemporary India, Shri Anil D. Ambani (50), the Chairman of all listed companies of the Reliance Group, namely, Reliance Communications, Reliance Capital, Reliance Infrastructure, Reliance Natural Resources and Reliance Power. He is also the President of the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. An MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Shri Ambani is credited with pioneering several pathbreaking financial innovations in the Indian capital markets. He spearheaded the country’s first forays into overseas capital markets with international public offerings of global depositary receipts, convertibles and bonds. Under his Chairmanship, the constituent companies of the Reliance Group have raised nearly US$ 7 billion from global financial markets in a period of less than 3 years. Shri Ambani has been associated with a number of prestigious academic institutions in India and abroad. He is currently a member of: Wharton Board of Overseers, The Wharton School, USA Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad

Executive Board, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. In June 2004, Shri Ambani was elected as an Independent member of the Rajya Sabha – Upper House, Parliament of India, a position he chose to resign voluntarily on 29th March, 2006. Select Awards and Achievements Awarded by Light Readings as the Person of the Year – 2008 for outstanding achievements in the communication industry. Voted ‘the Businessman of the Year’ in a poll conducted by The Times of India – TNS, December, 2006. Voted the ‘Best role model’ among business leaders in the biannual Mood of the Nation poll conducted by India Today magazine, August 2006. Conferred ‘the CEO of the Year 2004’ in the Platts Global Energy Awards. Conferred ‘The Entrepreneur of the Decade Award’ by the Bombay Management Association, October 2002. Awarded the First Wharton Indian Alumni Award by the Wharton India Economic Forum (WIEF) in recognition of his contribution to the establishment of Reliance as a global leader in many of its business areas, December, 2001. Top Prof. J. Ramachandran Prof. J. Ramachandran, Director (52) is the Chair Professor of Business Policy at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant and has obtained his doctorate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He is also a director of Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited, Sasken Communication Technologies Limited, Redington (India) Limited, Bhoruka Power Corporation Limited, Indofil Organic Industries Limited, Tejas Networks Limited and Infotech Enterprises Limited. Top Shri S. P. Talwar Shri S. P. Talwar, Director (70) was a former Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India. He was also former Chairman-cum- Managing Director of Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce. He is graduate in Arts and Law. He is also qualified as CAIIB. He has vast experience in financial services sector in the country. He is also director of Crompton Greaves Limited, Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited, Reliance General Insurance Company Limited, Reliance Infratel Limited, Videocon Industries Limited, Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited, Wall Street Finance Limited, AB Hotels Limited, Housing Development and Infrastructure Limited, Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited and Asian Oilfield Services Limited. Shri S. P. Talwar is the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Company, Videocon Industries Limited, Crompton Greaves Limited, Housing Development an Infrastructure Limited, Reliance Infratel Limited. He is member of Audit Committee of Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited, Reliance General Insurance Company

Limited and Reliance Communications Infrastructure Limited. He is also member of the Investors Grievances Committee of the Company. Top Shri Deepak Shourie Shri Deepak Shourie, Director (60) is Bachelor of Arts in Economics with Honours and has more than 39 years’ exposure with an emphasis on media, consumer goods, and corporate affairs. He is on the Board of Indian Broadcasting Foundation. He was the Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Discovery Communications of India. Top Shri A. K. Purwar Shri A. K. Purwar, Director (63) was the former Chairman and Managing Director of State Bank of India (SBI). He was also former Managing Director of State Bank of Patiala. He is graduated in Commerce and Diploma in Business Administration. Under his leadership, the State Bank of India had taken giant strides in technological innovations, all the 13800+ branches of the SBI were fully computerized by 2004. He is also Director of Vardhman Textiles Limited, Jindal Steel & Power Limited, Deccan Infrastructure and Land Holdings Limited, Apollo Tyres Limited, Engineers India Limited, IL&FS Renewable Energy Limited and India Infoline Limited. Shri Purwar has been associated with a number of prestigious academic institutions, committees set up by various State and Central Governments and international institutions.

Corporate Governance
Organisations, like individuals, depend for their survival, sustenance and growth on the support and goodwill of the communities of which they are an integral part, and must pay back this generosity in every way they can... This ethical standpoint, derived from the vision of our founder, lies at the heart of the CSR philosophy of the Reliance Group. While we strongly believe that our primary obligation or duty as corporate entities is to our shareholders – we are just as mindful of the fact that this imperative does not exist in isolation; it is part of a much larger compact which we have with our entire body of stakeholders: From employees, customers and vendors to business partners, eco-system, local communities, and society at large.

We evaluate and assess each critical business decision or choice from the point of view of diverse stakeholder interest, driven by the need to minimise risk and to pro-actively address long-term social, economic and environmental costs and concerns. For us, being socially responsible is not an occasional act of charity or that one-time token financial contribution to the local school, hospital or environmental NGO. It is an ongoing yearround commitment, which is integrated into the very core of our business objectives and strategy.

Code of Conduct
Reliance Group continually reviews corporate governance best practices to ensure that they reflect global developments. It takes feedback into account, in its periodic reviews of the guidelines to ensure their continuing relevance, effectiveness and responsiveness to the needs of local and international investors and other stakeholders. Our code of conduct and business policies encompass the following areas: Values and commitments Code of ethics Business policies Ethics management Prevention of sexual harassment Policy on insider trading To read the complete Code of Conduct, click here. Whilstle blower policy : This policy is formulated to provide mechanism to employees
to approach the Audit Committee of the Company and disclose unethical and improper practices or any other alleged wrongful conduct in the Company and to prohibit managerial personnel from taking any adverse personnel action against those employees.

2011 January 18 Reliance Communications draws down ECB of US$ 255 Million (Rs 1155 Cr) for 3G Spectrum Refinancing. February 14 RCOM Announces Q3 Financial Results February 17 Reliance Communications signs pact with Radio Netherlands Worldwide Top 2010 January 14 Reliance Big TV and Indiagames sign strategic agreement January 21 RCOM offers Cartoon Network Comics on Mobiles February 11 RCOM partners with SNDT Women's University March 15 Reliance Communications achieves a landmark of 100 million customers March 17 Reliance Communications and Polycom forge partnership to jointly drive market opportunities in India March 27 Reliance Communications commemorates 100 million customer landmark with Free Celebratory Airtime on March 28 April 27 Reliance Communications signs strategic alliance with GetJar to create India’s largest and free applications store. May 5 BIG TV launches India’s first HD DVR Service May 6

Reliance Communications breaks away from tariff metering tradition of Indian telecom industry. May 15 Reliance Communications announces Q4 financial results for the financial year ended March 31, 2010. May 27 Reliance Webstore commences market roll-out of India’s cheapest touchscreen CDMA phone May 31 RCOM makes Rs 8585 crore payment towards 3G spectrum to DoT for 13 circles June 16 RCOM announces unlimited internet access on mobile June 21 RCOM launches India’s first “Live Chat” Customer Service Initiative. August 4 RCOM & Universal Music sign exclusive strategic partnership in its preparation for 3G launch August 13 RCOM Announces Q1 Financial Results August 16 Reliance Mobile introduces Braille Bill Service for visually impaired August 20 RCOM & Nokia join hands for a first-of-its-kind multi-faceted business partnership November 13 RCOM Announces Financial Results For The Quarter Ended September 30, 2010 December 3 Reliance Communications to Unveil New 3G Mobile Data Services Portal On Motricity Platform December 13 RCOM Announces The Launch of 3 G Services Top 2009 January 1 RCOM launches pan India roll out of GSM January 2 Reliance Mobile and Microsoft to launch fourth edition of National Digital Elocution Contest(NDEC) in India January 8 RCOM ties up with Swanbaytech , UK to bring ad-funded videos on Reliance Mobile Phones February 1 Reliance Mobile launches GSM service in Delhi February 13

RCOM announces a record of five million news subscribers in January 2009 February 26 ICRA assigns LAAA rating to RCOM’s NCD Program and enhanced Bank Lines; existing rating reaffirmed. RCOM ties up with FLYTXT, implements new mobile marketing platform March 12 Reliance Communications launches Netconnect Broadband Plus- India’s fastest wireless internet service March 13 Reliance Communications announces adding a record of 3.3 million wireless customers in February 2009 April 15 Reliance Communications clocks 11.3 million subscribers in January- March 2009 May 11 Reliance Mobile to go LIVE with all ICC World Cup T 20 matches on R World VAS Deck May 26 RCOM shareholders approve scheme of arrangement of demerge of fiber optic division May 30 Reliance BIG TV expands channel bouquet with ten new channels June 8 Reliance BIG TV can get live in-stadia experience on interactive cricket June 9 RCOM Infrastructure & KRIBHCO forge rural marketing joint venture June 10 Reliance Mobile offers BlackBerry service for Rs. 299 per month June 16 Reliance Mobile in alliance with Aaj Tak to offer video news alerts. July 01 Alcatel Lucent, Reliance Communications Managed Network Services Joint Venture completes One year July 02 Reliance BIG TV launches iStock India’s first portfolio tracking service on a DTH platform July 22 Etisalat DB Telecom & Reliance Communications Announce A Long-Term Strategic Telecom Infrastructure Sharing Agreement July 27 Reliance Mobile in pact with US-based Gameloft for Paris Hilton’s exclusive game August 11 Good Response to Five PG Certificate Programs Offered By Reliance World & XLRI Jamshedpur August 13

Reliance Communications Signs Strategic Tie-up With Kodiak Networks For Nationwide Rollout Of Mobile Conferencing Service August 18 Reliance Mobile introduces Antakshari service on GSM & CDMA networks August 22 Reliance Mobile plans unique contest based on ICC Champions Trophy August 25 RCOM targets rural customers with new services & sachet pricing for mobile Internet access September 08 Department of Telecommunications allots 8055 series to Reliance Communications for Maharashtra & Goa September 10 Reliance Mobile launches BIGMaps on GSM Network September 18 Reliance Mobile introduces job-search service for blue-collar employment seekers October 05 Reliance Communications redefines Telecom Industry benchmarks October 08 Reliance Webstore signs strategic distribution agreement with Coolpad Communications October 21 Reliance Mobile offers personalized Call Manager service on GSM network November 3 Reliance Communications expands its ‘Simply Reliance’ Initiative Top 2008 January 12 Reliance Communications receives start-up GSM Spectrum. January 16 Yahoo partners with Reliance Communications to provide Yahoo One Search for its CDMA and GSM customers. January 31 RCOM's Q 3 net profit increases by 48.5% and revenues up by 29.8 %. Remains the most profitable telecom company in India. February 4 Reliance Communications offers Lifetime Validity at Rs 199. RCOM’s subsidiary Infratel files Draft Red Herring Prospectus with SEBI. February 5 Reliance Mobile strengthens its religious content portfolio on mobile by tie-up with Sadhana TV. February 14

RCOM in partnership with CanvasM, launches Mulitplayer Mobile Games. February 19 HDFC Bank ties up with RCOM, turns every Reliance Mobile into a credit card. February 27 Reliance Communications consolidates Global Telecom Business under ‘Business Globalcom’. Reliance Communications forays into International Mobile Market with GSM licence in Uganda. March 3 Reliance Communications drops prices of Internet data cards. March 10 Reliance Communications announces ESOPs for over 20,000 employees. March 20 Reliance Communications and HTC forge strategic alliance. March 27 Corporation Bank launches banking services on Reliance Mobile World. April 1 Reliance Communications forays into IT space, launches Reliance Technology Services Company. April 9 RCOM launches educational portal on Reliance Mobile phones. April 25 Reliance Globalcom unit Reliance Infocom BV, Netherlands acquires Global WiMAX Operator eWave World. April 29 Reliance Communications announces unlimited free STD calls. April 30 Reliance Globalcom launches Passport Global SIM. RCOM's net profit up by 70.8% to Rs 5,401 crore. May 2 Reliance Communications’ net profit up by 70.8% to Rs 5,401 crore (US$ 1,350 million), revenues higher by 31.8% to Rs.19, 068 crore (US$ 4,765 million) and EBIDTA increases by 43.3% to Rs.8, 199 crore (US$ 2049 million). May 12 Reliance Communications and Alcatel form joint venture to offer Managed Network Services to telcos across the globe. May 26 Reliance Globalcom acquires UK based VANCO Group Limited. June 24 Reliance Globalcom, Stealth Communications forge strategic alliance to extend VOIP Network across 50 countries. July 12 CA exam results on Reliance Mobile.

July 22 Reliance Communications Mobile subscriber base crosses 50 Million. July 29 CA professional exam results on Reliance Mobile. July 31 Reliance Communications (RCOM) announces its financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2008. Net profit up by 23.9% to Rs. 1,512 crore (US$ 352 million). August 19 Reliance Communications Launches BIG TV DTH Service. August 22 Reliance Mobile World Brings ‘Janmaashtami’ Celebrations. September 16 Reliance Mobile Launches Prepaid Blackberry Services in India. September 22 RCOM & BBC News Enter A Strategic Agreement For Mobile Content September 26 Reliance Mobile Brings ‘Navratri’ & ‘Durga Pooja’ Celebrations October 10 RCOM’s Festival Bonanza For Desktop & Laptop Computer Users October 15 Reliance Mobile Offers A Lifetime of Attractive Call Rates October 16 Reliance Mobile –ICC ODI Women’s Rankings Launched In Mumbai October 20 BIG TV Gains 500,000 Subscribers Within Two Months Of Launch To Emerge As The Fastest Growing DTH Players In India October 21 RCOM Joins Hands With Intel, Acer, Asus, HCL And Lenovo To Offer Free Laptop With Reliance Netconnect-Internet Data Cards. October 23 RCOM-HTC Corporation Launch HTC Touch Diamond CDMA In India November 04 RELIANCE MOBILE WORLD Launches ‘JEEVANSATHI on MOBILE’SERVICE November 06 RCOM launches ‘Quick Search’ service on Reliance Mobile World. November 11 Reliance BIG TV DTH Service clocks one million subscribers in 85 days. November 18

RCOM Ties Up with ZMQ to develop mobile games based on UN’s themes. December 19 Reliance Mobile launches Text News Service in Nine Regional Languages. December 30 RCOM launches GSM service across India Top 2007 January 10 Reliance Communications adds a record 1.4 million subscribers in December ’06. January 18 Reliance Communication launches unique "Simply 2030" plan on Reliance Hello. January 25 Reliance Communications promotes Roger Waters music concert. January 29 RCOM shareholders approve tower business demerger with a 99.99% overwhelming majority. January 30 Overwhelming response to Reliance World’s national digital elocution competition. January 30 Reliance joins Lenovo and Intel for ‘Internet on the Move’. February 2 Reliance Communications’ market capitalisation tops Rs 1 lakh crore ( 1 trillion rupees or 24.39 billion US dollars) on Bombay Stock Exchange. February 16 Reliance Communications offers best value on roaming. February 26 Search jobs & classified ads from Reliance Mobile World - Reliance Communications ties up with March 6 Reliance Communications ushers in ‘Virtual Global Conference Network’. March 7 DHIRUBHAI AMBANI – THE MAN I KNEW By KOKILABEN Book on Founder Chairman launched. March 8 Reliance Communications launches ‘Roam Jamaica’ on Reliance Mobile. March 16 Reliance Mobile launches ' Suno Zee’. March 19 Demerger of Passive Infrastructure division Reliance Communications & Reliance Telecom

approved by the Bombay High Court. March 21 Reliance World offers programme to help students ’Crack Admissions in Colleges Abroad’. March 23 Govt’s Rural Telephone Scheme (RDEL)through Reliance Communications successfully closes by March 31,2007. March 26 Booking train ticket from Reliance Mobile Phones becomes more easy now… with ITZ Cash Cards. April 4 Reliance Communications unleashes the power of mobile advertising. April 6 Reliance Communications acquires 1.2 million subscribers in March 2007. April 11 Sunny days and nights for Reliance Mobile subscribers as Reliance Communications ties up with SUN TV to offer video streaming of all SUN TV programs online 24x7. April 11 Reliance World launches summer e-camp for school kids. April 30 RCOM first listed Indian telecom company to reward shareholders. May 2 A Classic Bonanza – Reliance Communications unveils handsets @ Rs 777. May 9 RCOM bags West Bengal e-governance project. May 10 Reliance sets a new record, one million classic handsets sold in just one May 12 Reliance Communications slashes rate to US and Canada. It's now just Rs 1.99 per minute. May 14 Reliance Communications launches Classic Colour Bonanza - Colour handsets @ Rs 1234. May 17 RCOM kick starts world's fastest and largest rural infrastructure rollout on World Telecom Day. May 18 Reliance Communications Launches Lifetime Validity Recharge @ Just Rs.499. May 22 RCOM slashes roaming rates by as much as 70 percent. May 25 Reliance Communications launches unlimited calling. June 5 RCOM hosts seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Mobile Applications Development’.

June 6 Reliance Communications adds 1.4 million new mobile subscribers in May2007. June 6 Reliance Classic' Makes Music - FM Radio Phones Launched at just Rs.1888. June 27 Reliance World, BIMTECH & Philadelphia University unveil executive program in retail management (EPRM). June 28 Reliance Communications ties up with Cisco to launch Business Internet Services for SMEs in Pune. July 4 Bengali movie ‘Anuranan’ on Reliance Mobile World. July 7 RCOM and QUALCOMM Collaborate on CDMA2000 Expansion. July 12 Reliance Communications awards Alcatel-Lucent a Next-Gen network expansion contract. July 12 Reliance Communications awards Huawei all IP Next-Gen network expansion contract. July 19 RCOM announces sale of equity stake in its Tower Company-Reliance Telecom Infrastructure Limited. July 19 RCOM's AGM on Reliance Mobile World. July 23 Reliance Communications launches Passport Calling Solutions. July 25 RCOM join hands with for air and hotel bookings. August 20 RCOM offers 'Live Mandi Prices' on Reliance Mobile World. August 31 Reliance Communications , the official global partner for the first edition of ICC Twenty 20 World Cup Championship 2007 in South Africa unveils the coveted Trophy in Mumbai and announces Dhoni - Dhanadan Pack. September 9 Reliance Communications launches money transfer on Reliance Mobile phones. September 10 RCOM launches BlackBerry 8830 World Edition Smartphone. 'Bloomberg Professional' now on Reliance Mobile. September 11 Reliance Communications ties up with to offer local search on Reliance Mobile World.

September 18 Strategic partnership with Vanco. October 3 Reliance Communications announces Classic Celebrations- Classic Handset sales top 10 millionColour Handset @ Rs.999. October 20 Reliance Communications to launch nationwide GSM Services under existing Unified Access Service Licences. October 22 Reliance Communications brings 'Durgotsav Live' videocast on mobile. November 7 Reliance Communications Launches 'Diwali Dhamaka'. November 15 RCOM launches Rural Mobile Application Contest. November 16 Fair & Lovely Scholarship on Reliance Mobile World is winner at the MMA awards, USA. November 27 FLAG and GlassHouse ink landmark partnership. December 11 Reliance Communications adjudged World’s Top CDMA Operator at the Global CDMA Industry Achievements Awards Fete. December 20 Reliance Communications completes Yipes’ acquisition. December 24 RCOM announces special offers for Christmas and New Year. Top 2006 January 01 Reliance Infocomm launches "One Nation, One Tariff" to enable Reliance IndiaMobile prepaid users to call anywhere in India at Re one per minute. January 19 Reliance Demerger adds record Rs.55, 000 Crore to shareholder wealth. January 23 TIMES NOW launched on Reliance Mobile Phones, making it the world’s first TV channel to be launched on a mobile phone. March 06 Reliance Communications Ventures Ltd. (RCVL), India's leading integrated telecommunications company, a member of the Reliance - Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group, lists on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange.

March 21 Reliance Infocomm introduces R World in Hindi to become the world's first operator to offer mobile data services in more than one language on the same handset. This will make it possible for millions of Indians to access the popular R World with hundreds of every-day-use applications in the national language. March 23 Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group signs up Indian cricket's whiz kid and heartthrob of millions Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the brand ambassador for Reliance Communications Ventures Ltd. March 29 Reliance Infocomm becomes India’s first telecom operator to launch seamless inter-standard international roaming service - 1World.1Number, with single number on international CDMA and GSM networks. April 27 Reliance Communications launches India’s first Talking Message Service (TMS) enabling its mobile users to send voice messages to not only other mobiles but also fixed wireless phones (FWP) and landlines. June 22 Reliance Communications ties up with Disney to offer on Reliance Mobile World India's first 3D animation on mobile. July 03 Reliance Communications launches 'Hello Capital Plan' to enable its subscribers in 19 state capitals to call each other at the local call rate of 40 paise per minute. July 19 Reliance Communications slashes ILD rates by up to 66%. August 7 T-Com signs contract with FLAG Telecom for Europe-US bandwidth. September 5 Union Communications & IT Minister Thiru Dayanidhi Maran inaugurates Reliance Communications’ FALCON Cable System. November 17 Reliance Communications launches Free Group Term Life Cover for its CDMA subscribers. December 28 Reliance Communications’ FLAG Telecom announces FLAG Next Gen to cover 60 countries. Top 2005 January 04 Reliance introduces first e-recharge facility in CDMA in India. January 24 Reliance IndiaMobile announces mega rural plan to cover 4 lakh villages and 65 crore Indians by

December 2005. June 26 Anil Ambani appointed Chairman of Reliance Infocomm. July 30 Air Deccan and Reliance WebWorld join hands to offer air ticket booking facility at Reliance WebWorld . August 11 XLRI's Post-Graduate Certificate programme in Logistics Supply Chain Management (PGCLSCM) launched on Reliance WebWorld's virtual classroom platform. first of its kind elearning programme in India. August 18 Reliance Infocomm rolls out international roaming facility across several countries to become the first Indian CDMA operator to offer its customers such a service. September 06 Reliance Infocomm tied-up with the Bombay Stock Exchange to make available live stock quotes on its mobile phones. September 15 Reliance Communications, UK launched Reliance IndiaCall service in England and Wales enabling callers to make high-quality calls to India from any landline or mobile phone at economical rates. September 21 Apollo Hospital and Reliance Infocomm join hands to provide top class healthcare service to millions of Indians in over a hundred Indian cities. October 13 Reliance WebWorld wins Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award for Video Conferencing services. November 12 Reliance Infocomm hosts the 4th global CDMA Operators Summit. November 22 Reliance Infocomm joins hands with Indian Airlines to offer India's first mobile booking of domestic airline ticket. November 30 Reliance Infocomm introduces MOREbile, redefines customer rewarding with 33 % more talk time on prepaid recharges of Rs 315 denomination and above and much more. December 12 Reliance Infocomm and China Telecom sign agreement for telecom services to provide direct telecommunication service, including a global hubbing service, to subscribers in the two countries. Top 2004

January 12 International wholesale telecommunications service provider, FLAG Telecom amalgamates with Reliance Gateway, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Infocomm February 9 Launches RIM Prepaid with attractive offer - For Rs 3500 get a Motorola C131 mobile phone and Rs 3240 worth of re- charge vouchers instantly and stay connected for 1 year. February 17 Reliance subsidiary Flag Telecom announces FALCON Project - a major new Middle East Loop Terabits Submarine Cable System with links to Egypt and Hong Kong via India. March 22 Reliance Infocomm launches multi-player gaming on RIM handsets - a first in India. April 05 Reliance IndiaMobile introduces International Roaming facility to 172 countries, 300 networks. April 23 Reliance Infocomm introduces first ever auction facility on Mobile phones through R World. May 27 Reliance Infocomm receives the Most Promising Service Provider of the Year 2003 (Asia Pacific) award at the Asia Pacific Technology Awards instituted by Frost & Sullivan. June 8 Reliance Infocomm introduces World Card - a Prepaid International calling card for affordable and convenient ISD calls from India. July 29 Announces India's First MPLS Global VPN Solution in partnership with MCI. August 5 Launches the first regional customer contact centre in Chennai. September 6 Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Infocomm, receives Voice & Data ‘Telecom Man of the Year’ award. September 9 Introduces railway ticket booking from R World data applications suite of Reliance IndiaMobile. October 12 Mukesh Ambani voted the world’s most influential telecom person by UK-based publication Total Telecom. October 19 Reliance Infocomm bags the CDMA Development Group's 3G CDMA Industry Achievement Award for International Leadership. Top 2003 January 15

Introduces Dhirubhai Ambani pioneer offer for Reliance IndiaMobile service. February 14 Launches Reliance WebWorld in top 16 cities. March 31 Launches International Long Distance Services. April 3 Commissions all backbone rings. April 25 Introduces colour handsets. May 1 Launches Reliance IndiaMobile Service commercially in top 92 cities with one million customers. June 10 Launches India's first wireless Point of Sale (POS). July 1 Introduces "Monsoon Hungama" Offer: Instant multimedia mobile phone and connection for just Rs 501. Sets world record - acquires one million customers in 10 days. July 3 Launches R Connect Internet connection cable. Aug 26 Introduces Reliance IndiaPhone Fixed Wireless Phone and Terminal. September 20 "Navratri" a data service in R-World posts a world record of 10 million downloads on the first day of the launch. September 30 R World clocks a phenomenal 1 billion hits in 1 month. October 6 Launches integrated broadband centre at Reliance WebWorld, Bangalore. October 24 Deploys pilot of Home Netway in Mumbai. October 30 Reliance becomes India's largest mobile service provider within 7 months of commercial launch. November 3 Customer base touches 5 million. November 12 Migrates to Unified License Regime. November 16 Launches national roaming. November 21

Launches international SMS to 159 countries. December 19 Adds 4500th Contact Centre Executive. Contact Centre becomes the largest such facility deployed by any single Indian Service Provider Top 2002 January 15 First Base Transceiver Station (BTS) made ‘Ready for Electronics’. February 25 Obtains international long distance licence from Govt. of India. December 22 Commissions 1st Optic Fibre backbone ring. December 24 Establishes 1st Point of Interconnect (POI) in New Delhi. December 27 Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Atal Behari Vajpayee e-inaugurates Reliance Infocomm Hon'ble Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Information Technology and Communications, Pramod Mahajan, inaugurates NNOC. Top 2001 May 1 First Media Convergence Node made ‘Ready for Electronics’ at Jaipur.

2000 May 10 Optic fibre laying process commences in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh & Maharashtra.

1999 The Dream, 1999 "Make a phone call cheaper than a postcard and you will usher in a revolutionary transformation in the lives of millions of Indians" - Dhirubhai Ambani

The Reality, November 15 Reliance Infocomm begins project planning.
Co. profile Reliance Communications Limited is the flagship Company of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, India's third largest business house. The company is India's largest private sector information and communications company, with over 100 million subscribers. They have established a pan-India, high-capacity, integrated (wireless and wireline), convergent (voice, data and video) digital network, to offer services spanning the entire infocomm value chain. The company shares are listed on the National Stock Exchange and the Bombay Stock Exchange. The company offers the full value chain of wireless (CDMA and GSM), wireline, national long distance, international, voice, data, video, Direct-To-Home (DTH) and internet based communications services under various business units organized into three strategic customer-facing business segments; Wireless, Global and Broadband. The company is India's first telecom service provider offering nationwide CDMA and GSM mobile services with digital voice clarity. Their mobile portal, R World, offers the widest range of mobile content spanning e-commerce, mcommerce entertainment, music, news, astrology, cricket, bollywood, maps, search, one-click set-up, access to email and social networking. The company offers the most comprehensive portfolio of enterprise voice, data, video, internet and IT infrastructure services catering to large, medium and small enterprises for their communications, networking and IT infrastructure needs. They formed an alliance with Polycom Inc., the global leader in tele-presence, video and voice solutions, to introduce world's first wireless, high-resolution video and CD-quality audio, conferencing service along with simple-to-use content sharing capabilities - at a bandwidth speed of 256 kbps at any place. They own and operate the world's largest next generation IP enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising over 2,77,000 kilometers of fibre optic cable systems in India, USA, Europe, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. Reliance Communications Ltd was incorporated on July 15, 2004 as a private limited company with the name of Reliance Infrastructure Developers Pvt Ltd. In July 25, 2005, the company was converted into public limited company and the name was changed to Reliance Infrastructure Developers Ltd. During the year, the company altered the objects clause of the memorandum of association to carry on the business of telecommunication, infrastructure, telecommunication system, telecommunication network and telecommunication services. In August 3, 2005, they further changed their name to Reliance Communication Ventures Ltd. In August 11, 2005, the equity shares of the company were acquired by Reliance Industries Ltd and thus the company became the wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. In June 7, 2006, the name of the company was changed from Reliance Communication Ventures Ltd to Reliance Communications Ltd. 2009. During the year, the company won the prestigious

Global World Communication Awards 09, held in London. They also won this award in the Best Device Category where they participated with a new network device, developed with CISCO. The company was the only Indian company to win an award at WCA 09. The company received the Frost and Sullivan Market Share Leadership award for 'Data Center and Managed Services' category (FY 2009). They also received INFOCOMM - CMAI National Telecom Award for the 'Largest Telecom Network' category, presented by Secretary, DoT and Chairman, Telecom Commission