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svg A major contributor to this article appears to have a close connection with its subject. It may require cleanup to comply with Wikipedia's content policies, particularly neutral point of view. Please discuss further on the talk page. (April 2010) Reliance Communications Ltd. Reliance Communications Corporate Logo Type Public NSE: RCOM BSE: 532712 Industry Founded Founder(s) Telecommunications 2004 Dhirubhai Ambani Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Headquarters Area served India Key people

Hasit Shukla, (President)

Products Fixed-line and mobile telephony, broadband and fixed-line internet services, digital television, IT and network services Revenue increase $4.774 billion (2010)[1]

Net income increase $1.061 billion (2010)[1] Total assets increase $20.559 billion (2010)[1] Total equity increase $9.776 billion (2010)[1] Employees Parent 28,065 (2010)[1] Reliance Group

Subsidiaries Reliance Globalcom Limited Reliance Big TV Limited Website rcom.co.in

4 Reliance Digital TV 3 Acquisition 4 Offices 5 3G and 4G 6 Technology 7 Competitors 8 2G Spectrum Scam Arrests and Chargesheets 9 References 10 External links [edit] Background . Contents 1 Background 2 Main subsidiaries 2. Global segment include national long distance and international long distance operations of the company and the wholesale operations of its subsidiaries. RCOM. and Other segment is consists of the customer care activities and direct-to-home (DTH) activities.2 Reliance Globalcom 2.3 Reliance Internet Data Center (RIDC) 2. Investment segment includes investment activities of the Group companies. is the flagship company of the Reliance Group. broadband segment includes broadband operations of the company.1 Reliance Telecommunication Limited (RTL) 2.Reliance Communications Limited (commonly called RCOM) is an Indian broadband and telecommunications company headquartered in Navi Mumbai. The company has five segments: Wireless segment includes wireless operations of the company. founded by Dhirubhai H Ambani (1932–2002). India. It is the 16th largest operator in the world with more than 136 million subscribers.

Europe. the company announced it was buying US-based managed ethernet and application delivery services company Yipes Enterprise Services for a cash amount of INR1200 crore (the equivalent of US$300 million). [edit] Reliance Internet Data Center (RIDC) RIDC provides Internet Data Center (IDC) services located in Mumbai.000 kilometers of fiber optic cable systems in India. Kolkata and Northeast.000 km of domestic optic fiber provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform.000 towns and 600. next-generation. the Middle East. Orissa. Spread across 650. West Bengal.000 villages. Bangalore. offering GSM services. Reliance Communications owns and operates the next-generation IP-enabled connectivity infrastructure. Hyderabad and Chennai. [3][citation needed] [edit] Reliance Globalcom RGL owns the worlds largest private undersea cable system.100 Indian and multinational corporations. Over 110. medium and small enterprises.000 m2) of hosting space. and the U. the Reliance group has amalgamated the United States-based Flag Telecom for $210 million (roughly INR950 crore). connecting 40 key business markets in India. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes 2.[2] comprising over 190. Europe. Asia. Bihar.[citation needed] [edit] Main subsidiaries [edit] Reliance Telecommunication Limited (RTL) In July 2007. covering over 24. Assam.It ranks among the top 5 telecommunications companies. regional and domestic carriers. The company has established a pan-India. data and video) digital network that is capable of supporting services spanning the entire communications value chain. and over 800 global. integrated (wireless and wireline).000 sq ft (60. Himachal Pradesh. it offers IT infrastructure management services to large.[4] spanning 65. in the world by number of customers in a single country. managed server . The deal was announced of the overseas acquisition. Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. convergent (voice. It is one of the leading data center service provider in India and provides services like colocation.000 km seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications.S. RTL operates in Madhya Pradesh. USA. Retrieved 2010-0414.

Himachal Pradesh.[7] the fastest ramp-up ever achieved by any DTH operator in the world. Mumbai. North East. Patna and Pune. Bangalore. a cost-effective IT infrastructure and application on pay-per-user model. Jaipur. Chandigarh. Lucknow. It has launched cloud computing services. Punjab.[5] offering product under its infrastructure as a server (Iaas) and software as a service (Saas) portfolio.hosting.29 crores for spectrum in 13 circles. [edit] Acquisition FLAG Telecom Yipes ethernet service Digicable [edit] Offices Reliance Communications Limited has its offices in Ahmedabad. mainly small and medium. Kolkata. Kolkata.7 million customers DVD-quality pictures on over 200 channels using MPEG-4 technology. The circles it will provide 3G in are Assam. [edit] Reliance Digital TV Main article: Big TV Reliance Big TV launched in August 2008[6] and thereafter acquired 1 million subscribers within 90 days of launch. [edit] 3G and 4G On 19 May 2010. Hyderabad. Jammu & Kashmir.[8] . the 3G spectrum auction in India ended. Chennai. Kochi. Rajasthan and West Bengal. Madhya Pradesh. Orissa. which enables enterprises. Reliance Big TV offers its 1. Delhi. virtual private server and data security. Reliance Communications paid INR5864.

[14] . On February 8. Raja. According to Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) director general Rajan S. MTS.On 11 June 2010. S Tel. Tata DoCoMo. a subsidary of Reliance Industries[9]. Mathews.[12][13] Both A. considered close to A. Videocon. Uninor. Reliance Industries is expected to launch 4G services in Decemeber 2011.[10]. Virgin Mobile (GSM & CDMA) and Vodafone. was instrumental in channelling the kickbacks allegedly received by the former telecom minister.Raja.77 crore for the licence. Infotel Broadband. the CBI arrested Mumbai based Dynamix Balwas (DB) group managing director Shahid Usman Balwa in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam. 2011. The CBI has evidence from the Income Tax department that Shahid Usman Balwa. BSNL. and Siddharth Behura. the only telecom operator other than state-owned BSNL/MTNL to do so. [edit] 2G Spectrum Scam Arrests and Chargesheets On February 2. Ping Mobile. the former Telecom Secretary. [edit] Technology Currently Reliance is only operator who provides up to 28 Mbps speed in india with its 3G MIMO technology. Loop Mobile.K Chandolia are heard in conversation with Niira Radia in the released Radia tapes. 2011.Raja and R. Idea. Tata Indicom. The CBI also arrested R. [edit] Competitors Reliance Communications competes with 14 other mobile operators throughout India. the broadband wireless access (BWA) or 4G spectrum auction in India ended. the CBI arrested former Telecommunications Union Minister A.[11] They are expected to use LTE technology. Infotel paid the government INR12847. They are Aircel.K. MTNL. Airtel. Raja's personal aide. won pan-India licence in the auction across 22 circles. Chandolia.

in Delhi.chennai and Northeast offering GSM and cdma services". ^ "Big TV launched in August 2008". the CBI filed its first 80. Retrieved 2010-04-14. The Hindu. ^ "Reliance Communications' FLAG Telecom Announces FLAG NGN".com. Retrieved 2010-04-14. ^ "TRTL operates in Madhya Pradesh. Reliance Communications.000 page chargesheet in the 2G spectrum scam before a Special Court in Delhi naming nine individuals and three companies. ^ "BIG TV crosses 1 Million Subscriber Mark Within The 90 Days of Launch". Press Releases.com/2010/06/223-indias-broadband-wirelessauction-ends-operator-circlewise-results/ . 2009-10-28. Orissa. 2011. 2010 ^ "The world's largest next generation IP enabled connectivity infrastructure".medianama. West Bengal.economictimes.com/2010-0612/news/27612484_1_division-of-reliance-empire-wave-of-value-creation-worldclass-consumer-experiences ^ http://www. It said the wrongful acts of the accused deprived the government exchequer of possible revenues amounting to INR Rs 30. ^ http://articles. Bihar. the CBI arrested Asif Balwa (younger brother of the arrested former Managing Director of DB-Etisalat Group. Retrieved 2010-12-21.322.On March 29. 201012-14. Shahid Balwa) and Rajeev Agarwal for their alleged involvement in money transfer to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) Kalaignar TV channel.December 31. Businesswireindia. ^ "Microsoft. Kolkata. ^ "RCom launches 3G services in 3 cities".233). Retrieved 2010-04-14. Business Wire India. Retrieved 2010-04-14. 2011. Rajan Anandan".indiatimes. Himachal Pradesh. Chennai.985 crore (USD $ 6. The accused include the following individuals:[16] [edit] References ^ a b c d e Reliance Communications Financial Results For Third Quarter Ended . IT solutions.[15] On April 2.983. Assam. India. Retrieved 2010-04-14.

Retrieved 14 April 2011. Chennai.The Times of India".svg Companies portal Official website v · d · eReliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group Companies Reliance Communications · Reliance Capital · Reliance Power · Reliance Infrastructure · BIG Entertainment · BIGFlix · BIG FM 92. Hindustan Times.Raja over graft".7 · BIG TV · BIG Cinemas · BIGADDA · BIG Star Entertainment Awards · Reliance Health · Reliance Life Insurance · Reliance MediaWorks · Big CBS Prime · Big CBS Spark · Big CBS Love · Reliance Natural Resources · Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group · Zapak · Reliance General Insurance · Reliance World · Mumbai Metro One · Reliance Venture · Delhi Airport Metro Express · Fiber-Optic Link Around the Globe · Java Green Notable non-Indian Companies Reliance Globalcom · Lowry Digital · DreamWorks · Vanco · Codemasters Technological Institute . ^ "CBI charges Raja. The Hindu Business Line.41pm IST (2011-02-02).themobileindian.indiatimes. ^ PTI. 9 February 2011. 8 others and 3 companies in 2G case". 2011. Timesofindia. Retrieved 14 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-14. 2 April 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2011. 2 February 2011. Feb 2. "2G spectrum scam: Former telecom minister A Raja arrested . Retrieved 14 April 2011.com. 07. ^ "CBI arrests Balwa's brother and another". 30 March 2011. ^ "CBI arrests DB group MD Shahid Balwa in 2G scam". India: The Hindu. [edit] External links Factory 1b. Reuters India.^ http://www.com/news/2999_Reliance-to-launch-4G-byDecember ^ "CBI arrests ex-telecoms min A.

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