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Reliance Communications

  • First telecom operator in the country to partner with Twitter in India on the new ‘Twitter Access’ program
  • Among the top three providers of wireless communication services in the country
  • owns the largest private submarine cable system in the world for data services
  • 1st operator to offer all 260 channels in HD like quality through Reliance (Direct-To-Home) DTH television (TV)
  • the first Indian CDMA operator to offer its customers international roaming facility across several countries

Reliance Communications Limited was founded in FY 2002-03 by late Shri. Dhirubhai H Ambani and is the flagship company of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group.

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 info-communication value chain  covering over 7500 towns and 300,000 villages.

Reliance Communications owns and operates the world's largest next generation, IP enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising over 150,000 kilometers of fibre optic cable systems in India, USA, Europe, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region. Presently its corporate clientele includes about 600 Indian and 250 multinational corporations, and over 200 global carriers.


Reliance Communications: Leading communications provider in the country

2010 Reliance Communications achieves a landmark of 100 million customers
2009 Signs Strategic Tie-up With Kodiak Networks For Nationwide Roll-out Of Mobile Conferencing Service and with  Swanbaytech , UK to bring ad-funded videos on Reliance Mobile Phones
2008  Launches GSM service across India
2007 Gets adjudged World’s Top CDMA Operator at the Global CDMA Industry Achievements Awards Fete.
2005 Wins Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award for Video Conferencing services.
2004 Reliance Infocomm bags the Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Development Group's 3G CDMA Industry Achievement Award for International Leadership.

Updated: June, 2014

According to a study by GSMA, India is all set to become the fourth largest smartphone market by 2020.
x IBEF : India Brand Equity Foundation