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GTL Infrastructure Ltd

  • As on March 31, 2014, total revenues stood at Rs 1.49 billion (US$ 23.56 million)
  • 406 employees and associates
  • 30,000 towers located across India
  • Voted as the Best Independent Infrastructure provider

GTL Infrastructure Ltd (GTL Infra), a Global Group enterprise, is in the business of shared passive telecom infrastructure in India. The company has a portfolio of over 30,000 towers located across India that will help bringing in connectivity at affordable prices to the poorest of poor, creating a positive impact on Indian economy.

GTL Infra is a publicly listed company, and has emerged as the world’s largest independent tower company in India. It is registered with the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) as an Infrastructure Provider in Category I (IP-I).

GTL Infra has a portfolio of towers serving all the major cellular operators and is associated with prestigious projects being promoted by DoT and Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) such as Universal Services Obligation Fund (USO) for rural telecom infrastructure and Mobile Operator Shared Tower (MOST).

The business model of infrastructure sharing is based on building, owning, operating and maintaining the passive telecom infrastructure sites capable of hosting multiple service providers. The model enables the operator to convert their capital expenditure to a fixed and predictable operational expenditure allowing them to divert precious capital towards core activities.

Source: http://www.gtlinfra.com/

GTL Infrastructure Ltd: World’s largest independent tower company in India

2008 Successfully achieved the financial closure for the rollout of 23,700 towers across India
2007 The company raised its equity share capital to Rs 672.80 crore (US$ 106.41 million)
2006 On November 9, 2006, GTL Infra was listed on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE)
2004 GTL Infra was incorporated on February 4, 2004

Updated: December, 2014

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