Reliance Communications Ltd:
Reliance Communications Ltd is the company of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. Among the private sector information and communications company with over 100 million subscribers, RCOM ranks as India's largest company. Reliance Communications was founded in India on July 31, 2002, as Reliance Infocomm Limited. The company is based in Navi Mumbai, India and was incorporated in 2004. They introduced a nationwide service called CDMA2000. Then in 2006, the company became Reliance Communications Limited. Their telecommunication service are mainly categorized into three core businesses such as,
About Company Information:
In 2008, RCOM launched its GSM service. To enhance the quality of its 3G Service, it began using MIMO technology in 2011, offering a data rate of up to 28 Mbit/s.
They provide enterprise data, video, voice, and IT infrastructure solutions to businesses and OTTs in India and globally. It owns a telecommunications network that is operated to provides services to retail and enterprise customers, including national and international long-distance connectivity, fixed-line services, broadband services, and enterprise solutions; and offers retail and large-scale voice connectivity and through its subsidiary GCX, it provides a range of products and services to enable business customers to create, distribute, and connect global data networks.
They have set a pan-India, high-capacity, convergent (voice, data and video) digital network, integrated (wireless and wireline) to offer services spanning the entire Infocomm value chain. The RCOM shares are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange Ltd and the National Stock Exchange Ltd. The company extends their business to the complete value chain of wireless (CDMA and GSM), video, voice, data, wireline, national long distance, international, Direct-To-Home (DTH) and internet-based telecommunications services. Their various business units are organized into three strategic customer-facing business sections such as Broadband, Wireless, and Global. Those strategic business units are maintained by the passive infrastructure which is connected to the nationwide backbone of Optic Fibre Network. It is achieved by the most extensive retail distribution and customer services facilities and also by the fully integrated network operating system.
The organisation also owns companies through its subsidiaries, a global submarine cable network infrastructure and it offers managed Ethernet, managed services and application delivery services. Their mobile portal, R World, provides the broadest range of mobile content spanning e-commerce, m-commerce entertainment, cricket, Bollywood, maps, search, one-click set-up, music, news, astrology, access to email and social networking. RCOM offers the most extensive portfolio of enterprise-level voice, video, data, internet and IT infrastructure services catering to all level enterprises for their communications, networking and IT infrastructure needs.
On April 1, 2008, the RCOM demerged and transferred the Optic Fiber Undertaking to Reliance Infratel Ltd. Also, the Reliance Gateway Net Ltd, subsidiary of the company joined with the company with effect from July 13, 2009. During the year, the RCOM won the prestigious Global World Communication Awards 09, held in London.
The company launched Disruptive Hi-Speed Unlimited Data Plans and also unveiled TalkLoan facility to ensure uninterrupted calling, surfing for its customers. Reliance Jio Infocomm and Reliance Communications signed a Master Services Agreement for sharing, RComs city Fiber Infrastructure. RCom expanded its 3G services to 18 circles in 2015, Reliance Communications Realigns Business Units Expands Role of Global Cloud Xchange. RCOM launched Next-generation content and cloud delivery network in Five Cities Across India.
The RCOM Equity Shares/stocks are listed on the Stock Exchange, Mumbai, National Stock Exchange of India Ltd., Luxembourg Stock Exchange
The Key Dates to be noted for RCOM:
MARCH - Year Ending Month
SEPTEMBER - AGM Date (Month)
Reliance Communications Indices:
As of May 2019 - RCOM Management Team:
J Ramachandran - Independent Director
Deepak Shourie - Independent Director
A K Purwar - Independent Director
Prakash Shenoy - Company Secretary
R N Bhardwaj - Independent Director -
Manjari Kacker - Director
Punit Garg - Non-Executive Director
Chhaya Virani - Independent Director
Ryna Karani - Independent Director
Suresh Rangachar - Director
Manikantan Viswanathan - Director & CFO
Pathak H D & Associates - AUDITOR
How RCOM categorised under Telecommunication Sector and Telecommunications - Service Industry:
The Telecommunication sector is made up of firms that make communication feasible on a global scale. It can be through phone or the internet, through cables or airwaves, through wires or wireless. These organizations created the infrastructure that provides data in audio, words, voice or video which can be sent anywhere in the world. The largest companies in the communication sector are wireless operators, cable companies, satellite companies, and internet service providers.
RCOM comes under the TELECOM- Service industry. The telecommunications service industry is an attractive option for investors because it is an essential part of the global economy. Demand for telecommunications services continues regardless of fluctuations in the business cycle.
Reliance Communications Ltd, Competitors and Sector Peers:
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RCOM Contact Information:
Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City Koperkhairne Navi Mumbai, 400 0710 India.