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  Reliance Infocomm - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Reliance Infocomm is the outcome of the late visionary Dhirubhai Ambani's (1932-2002) dream to herald a digital revolution in India by bringing affordable means of information and communication to the doorsteps of India's vast population.
The Reliance Infocomm pan-India network was commissioned on December 28, 2002, the 70th birth-anniversary of Dhirubhai.
Reliance Infocomm network is a pan-India, high capacity, integrated (wireless and wireline) and convergent (voice, data and video) digital network, designed to offer services that span the entire Infocomm value chain - infrastructure, services for enterprises and individuals, applications and consulting.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Reliance_Infocomm   (966 words)

 Encyclopedia: Reliance Infocomm
Infocomm Información de mercado sobre productos básicos, mercados internacionales y bolsas emergentes.
Telecom major Reliance Infocomm today suffered a major setback after telecom tribunal TDSAT today ruled that the company was guilty of violating its licence agreement by re-routing international calls as domestic ones.
Rejecting the Reliance plea, the bench held," …It is clearly established that he petitioner deliberately changed the nature of the calls and the method Reliance Infocomm Ltd employed to camouflage an international call was certainly unprincipled and if we may say so unscrupulous.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Reliance-Infocomm   (1231 words)

 Reliance set to revolutionise mobile services
Reliance has tied up with a handset manufacturers like LG, and Daewoo to ensure that between 1 million and 8 million handsets are ready for delivery, depending on the demand from the consumers.
Reliance Infocomm hopes to sign up connections at the rate of a million a month by 2004, thus accounting for between 15-25 per cent of the total market share.
The goal of Reliance Infocomm is to progressively expand its optic fibre network and eventually cover 116,000 km, with the ability to seamlessly connect every individual, home, and office in all 640,000 villages and 2,500 towns and cities of India.
www.rediff.com /money/2002/dec/27ril1.htm   (1722 words)

 Reliance Infocomm to overhaul distribution
In an attempt to fill the gaps in its customer service, Reliance Infocomm is overhauling its distribution network by deploying multiple channels.
While the Reliance spokesperson declined to furnish subscription figures, he said the response of customers was good.
Reliance Infocomm had also received complaints about handsets getting over-heated, a company official said, but these had been addressed.
www.rediff.com /money/2003/mar/14ril.htm   (733 words)

 Reliance Infocomm eyes wind energy
Reliance Infocomm is planning to tap alternative sources of energy -- wind and solar power -- in an attempt to tide over power outages and ensure uninterrupted power supply for its network.
Confirming the development, Reliance Infocomm Head (Wireless Network) Arun Sur said, "This is perhaps the first time that a telecom company has tapped the twin sources of alternative energy.
Reliance Infocomm has also installed monitoring equipment to check the effectiveness of the solar and wind modules.
inhome.rediff.com /money/2005/aug/30ril.htm   (356 words)

 Pay 85 cr to BSNL, SC tells Reliance
The Supreme Court on Friday directed Reliance Infocomm to pay up a balance Rs 84.7 crore (Rs 847 million) to BSNL for the demand of Rs 182.7 crore (Rs 1.827 billion) made by it for using the 'Home Country Direct' services thereby routing the international calls as local ones.
BSNL had alleged that Reliance Infocomm indulged in routing of incoming international calls as local ones and thus denied a payment of Access Deicit Charge (ADC), a levy paid by private operators to BSNL for rural telephony, totaling over Rs 250 crore (Rs 2.50 billion) till date.
Reliance Infocomm said: "The show cause notice issued to us is altogether lacking in material particular.
inhome.rediff.com /money/2004/dec/03ril1.htm   (488 words)

 Asia Times
Reliance Infocomm was not an early bird on the Indian telecoms scene, one of the fastest growing sectors in India.
Reliance Infocomm has already tied up with movie production houses and music video makers for streaming audio and video trailers to be delivered on the handsets.
Reliance Infocomm has set itself the ambitious goal of earning 40 percent of its total revenue in five years from the data business and 25 percent of mobile services revenue from the data business in five years.
www.atimes.com /atimes/south_asia/EC12Df02.html   (1912 words)

 Broadband in India » Reliance Infocomm :: India Broadband and Telecom Blog
Reliance raises USD 750 million for telecom division For the company which might revolutionize broadband in India as they did with mobile phones (CDMA based), this would come as a relief.
Reliance Infocomm offers lifetime rental free post paid plan After launching bonanza schemes for the prepaid users of mobile connections, it seems that the turn of the postpaid connection users has arrived.
Reliance Infocomm is the first of the block who have launched their lifetime rental free post paid plan for...
sifybroadband.techwhack.com /134/reliance-infocomm   (1282 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Reliance Infocomm Chooses Ulticom to Bring New Mobile Service to Market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reliance Infocomm offers a suite of personalized push and pull-based SMS Infotainment applications whereby subscribers are able to access content on a large range of topics such as news, ring tones, convenience, entertainment, lifestyle, sports, finance, and local information.
"Reliance Infocomm is setting the pace in a market with one of the highest mobile subscriber growth rates in Asia, where prepaid is the dominant form of payment," said Shawn Osborne, president and CEO of Ulticom.
Reliance Infocomm has established a pan-India, high capacity, integrated (wireless and wireline) and convergent (voice, data and video) digital network to offer services spanning the entire Infocomm value chain -- infrastructure, services for enterprises and individuals, applications and consulting.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=100478&tsource=3   (639 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Asia
Infocomm expects to more than double its subscribers by the end of this year, with its network covering two-thirds of India's 600,000 villages and 5,700 towns, Kamal Nanavaty, the chief operating officer, said in an interview published on April 26.
Reliance Energy is increasing its capacity to meet rising demand for power in the world's second-most-populous nation.
Reliance Industries owns 45 percent of Reliance Infocomm and the rest is owned by Mukesh and other associates.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=aznwLRK3ept0&refer=asia   (1090 words)

 Indian CDMA operator, Reliance Infocomm, repeating the mistakes of 2003?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reliance seems to be making all out efforts to replicate the success of its Monsoon Hungama offer of July 2003, and drive an uplift in Reliance's subscriber numbers.
But for Reliance Infocomm it is close to 22.1% of its revenue (Rs 2,007 crore) reported The Times of India (Aug'04).
Reliance's bad debts, among the highest in the industry, clearly highlighted the logistical, billing and collection problems associated with its infamous Monsoon Hungama scheme of July 2003.
www.the3gportal.com /3gpnews/archives/007255.html   (1058 words)

 Indo-Asian News Service -> India-Tech/Business-Reliance -> Reliance Infocomm pays Rs.1.5 billion fine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Reliance Infocomm, one of India's largest telecom firms, Monday paid a fine of Rs.1.5 billion to the Department of Telecommunications for allegedly rerouting overseas phone calls improperly.
Reliance Infocomm, an arm of one of the biggest business conglomerate Reliance Industries, has paid the fine in accordance with the orders of the Telecom Dispute Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), said a company statement.
Reliance had earlier said it would approach the Supreme Court against the decision.
www.eians.com /stories/2005/03/07/07mum.shtml   (196 words)

 MSN India - Infocomm equity issue being probed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He, however, said Reliance Industries was a listed company and its shareholders who had complained to the regulator were entitled to know if their funds had been misused while subscribing to the shares of Reliance Infocomm.
Following an ownership spat for Reliance group between the two Ambani brothers - Mukesh, 47, and Anil, 45 - the elder of the two relinquished his rights to 500 million shares of Reliance Infocomm after questions of impropriety were raised.
Subsequently, Reliance Industries board said it was committing the company to be the lead investor in the infocomm initiative of the group with 45 percent stake, adding the action was consistent with the wishes of the late founder, Dhirubhai Ambani.
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 Using public money for private gains - Deccan Herald   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
However, Reliance Infocomm has been referred to on some Reliance phone bills as a division of Reliance Industries and on some other bills it is referred to as a division of Reliance Communication Infrastructure Ltd or RCIL.
Reliance Industries’ board and management will certainly have to tell its shareholders the reasons behind the huge investment of company’s money in the Infocomm venture, close to Rs 12,000 crore, and how Reliance will benefit.
They also point out that since Reliance Industries has 45 per cent stake in Reliance Infocomm, the latter does not become the subsidiary of the former and as such Infocomm’s balance sheet need not be attached with that of Reliance Ind’s balance sheet.
www.deccanherald.com /deccanherald/dec132004/eb1.asp   (1386 words)

 Text of Mukesh's e-mail message- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reliance Infocomm has grown from Shri Dhirubhai Ambani's dream of making th cost of a phone call cheaper than that of a post card.
Reliance Infocomm is now in full bloom with about 21 per cent of India's mobile market.
As the responsibility of caring for Reliance Infocomm and leading it is now being handed over to my younger brother Shri Anil Ambani I sent to the new leadership of Reliance Infocomm my best wishes for greater accomplishments.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1147539.cms   (377 words)

 ContentSutra :: Reliance Infocomm Goes To Anil Ambani   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reliance is India's largest private sector industrial group, and is the only Fortune 500 company from the country.
What is relevant to us is that Reliance Infocomm, the telecom business of the group, will now be controlled by the younger brother Anil Ambani (in the pic, right).
But now for Reliance Infocomm, it's not much of project execution (which Mukesh is good at, remember, Jamnagar project), but it's more of investment and fundraising (which Anil is good at).
www.contentsutra.com /blog/_archives/2005/6/18/951723.html   (345 words)

 Comverse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reliance Infocomm is staking its claim to wireless territory across the subcontinent by providing world-class mobile phone services at extremely competitive prices.
Reliance Infocomm is one of the commercial offspring of India's highly admired Ambani family, which controls Reliance Industries, a conglomerate that constitutes India's largest private sector company.
Working together with Reliance Infocomm, Comverse hopes to parlay this prepaid beginning into opportunities for growth and prosperity for all parties involved.
www.comverse.com /customers/case-infocomm.htm   (475 words)

 outlookindia.com | wired
Bidding adieu to his pet venture Reliance Infocomm, Reliance Group chairman Mukesh Ambani today wished younger brother Anil 'greater accomplishments' and appealed to the employees of the biggest private sector telecom company to give their best to the new leadership.
During the seven-month long feud, Infocomm was a bone of contention and under constant attack from Anil's camp, Mukesh had rescinded 12 per cent sweat equity in Infocomm in January this year.
An Infocomm director Y P Trivedi, who is also in the board of RIL and heading the board committee which has been given the responsibility of business reorganisation, had told PTI yesterday that changes would be executed in a few days and even he would resign.
www.outlookindia.com /pti_news.asp?id=305527   (662 words)

 Light Reading - Reliance, Microsoft Team on IP TV - Telecom News Wire
Reliance, Microsoft Team on IP TV REDMOND, Wash. and DELHI, India -- Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Reliance Infocomm Ltd. today announced that the two companies plan to work together to jointly create, test and deliver next-generation Internet Protocol (IP)-based television services using an upcoming IPTV solution being developed by Microsoft(R) TV.
This new technology is designed to enable Reliance Infocomm to leverage its nationwide high-speed infrastructure to deliver a unique set of next-generation television services that take full advantage of its state-of-the-art network.
Reliance Infocomm clearly recognizes the value that software can add to the IPTV and advanced video services market, and we are pleased to kick off our new IPTV efforts by announcing this alliance with one of India's largest private-sector enterprises."
www.lightreading.com /document.asp?doc_id=41811   (409 words)

 Reliance Infocomm IPO likely by 2005 - Sify.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reliance Industries Ltd. plans to launch an initial public offering of its Infocomm telecommunications unit in late 2005 or early 2006, the conglomerate's chairman said on Wednesday.
Reliance Infocomm Ltd., which is 45 per cent owned by petrochemicals giant Reliance Industries, is the largest mobile phone operator.
Reliance, which operates the world's third largest refinery, in the past has said it planned to buy small and medium-sized oil companies and participate in exploration and development projects to supply its refinery in Gujarat.
sify.com /finance/equity/fullstory.php?id=13584675   (403 words)

 Sprint Teams with Reliance Infocomm to Expand IP Network to India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sprint, in cooperation with Reliance Infocomm, now will be able to offer its comprehensive suite of corporate data services to help companies connect to employees, offices or business partners in and outside of India.
Reliance Infocomm Ltd., a Reliance group company, is India's largest mobile service provider with over nine million customers.
Reliance Infocomm has established a pan-India, high capacity, integrated (wireless and wire-line) and convergent (voice, data and video) digital network to offer services spanning the entire Infocomm value chain - infrastructure, services for enterprises and individuals, applications and consulting.
www2.sprint.com /mr/news_dtl.do?id=5220   (688 words)

 The Week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reliance Infocomm, which turned the corner recently, is in the investment phase and shows a gap of close to Rs 4,000 crore between its capital expenditure plans and funding arrangements.
Reliance was a Rs 3 crore company that young Kamath got to know at his first job as a project officer at the ICICI in 1971.
Now that the cash support from RIL is plugged, Infocomm could go for a public issue before the end of the year to raise Rs 10,000 crore to fund all on-going and future projects.
www.the-week.com /25jul03/currentevents_article10.htm   (4244 words)

 The Hindu Business Line : `Infocomm may match Reliance in turnover, profits in 4 years'
This could put Mr Anil Ambani, Vice-Chairman of Reliance Industries, on course to vie with his elder brother and Chairman, Mr Mukesh Ambani, for a more prominent legacy for their father, the late Dhirubhai Ambani.
The company has already stated that it is targeting subscriber base of 100 million by 2008, up from the existing 10 million, which would make it one among the top three telecom service providers in the world along with China Telecom and China Unicom.
Interestingly, Reliance Infocomm was touted as the elder brother's dream project, and his move to pump in Rs 24,000 crore as initial investment for the roll out had fuelled the family fire when the squabbling still raged only in the private domain.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2005/06/07/stories/2005060703010100.htm   (582 words)

 SC Reliance Infocomm to pay over Rs 84 crore to BSNL- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sending back the dispute to Delhi HC for a decision by January 31 on Reliance Infocomm's appeal, the apex court said no interim order for payment of Rs 40 crore by Reliance Infocomm to BSNL could have been made.
The apex court said Reliance Infocomm will comply with its undertaking given to the HC that it would correct the Caller Line Identification (CLI) problem as pointed out by BSNL.
BSNL had argued that Reliance Infocomm indulged in routing of incoming international calls as local ones and thus denied a payment of Access Deicit Charge (ADC), a levy paid by private operators to BSNL for rural telephony, totalling over Rs 250 crore till date.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/945561.cms   (420 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Calling it a “canard as part of a vilification campaign”, a company spokesperson said the charge that Rs 3,500 crore has become a bad debt was part of the sustained vilification campaign against Reliance Infocomm, Reliance Industries and chairman Mukesh Ambani.
However, Rs 3,500 crore was part of the revenues of Reliance Infocomm and, therefore, there is no question of licence fee being paid on this”.
Commenting on reports of RIL’s refusal to take the receivables of Reliance Infocomm on its books and subsequent transfer of the amount to another company, the spokesman said: “It is a new fabrication by vested interests that bad debts have been parked in a group company, Smart Entrepreneurs.
www.telegraphindia.com /1041220/asp/business/story_4150780.asp   (206 words)

 Reliance Industries: Stock buyback | Finance Case Studies Collection
When Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) decided to call a meeting of its board of directors on 27th December, 2004 to discuss among other things a stock buyback, it received a lot of coverage in the media.
Reliance set apart Rs 1,100 crore for the buyback which was priced at Rs 303 per share.
The move was a sequel to the late Dhirubhai Ambani's announcement of a possible buyback at the company's AGM on June 24, 1999.
icmr.icfai.org /casestudies/catalogue/Finance/FINA002.htm   (571 words)

 Mr. Erra Babu on Reliance Infocomm Showtime - Telugu cinema news
Reliance Infocomm in a unique high technology multi-city videoconference today announced, that it has joined with the producers of the new movie 'Mr.
As per this association, the Reliance India Mobile customers across the country will be able to watch trailers, download wallpapers of their favorite stars of the movie through the data application suite R World.
"Reliance Infocomm is happy to associate with yet another telugu movie under its innovative film promotion platform Showtime" said Mr.
www.idlebrain.com /news/2000march20/mrerrababu-reliance.html   (423 words)

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