We are a leading integrated and converged telecommunications operator in India, and, through our international Subsidiaries, are one of the leading global data communications service providers. In India, we own and operate a nationwide telecommunications network through which we offer a full range of telecommunications services to retail and enterprise customers, including mobile and fixed-line services, national and international long-distance connectivity, broadband services and enterprise solutions. We also provide tower infrastructure to other telecommunications operators. Internationally, we provide retail and wholesale voice connectivity, and through our Subsidiary, GCX, we provide a wide range of products and services to allow enterprise customers to create, manage and connect global data networks.
We have established a pan-India, integrated (wireless and wireline) and convergent (voice, data and video) digital network capable of supporting services spanning the entire telecommunications value chain, and covering over 21,000 cities and towns and over 400,000 villages. We provide 3G services across 13 Circles covering 334 cities, including the metropolitan Circles of Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. Additionally, we provide 3G services in the five Circles of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh (East) through ICR arrangements, thus increasing our 3G coverage to 18 Circles.
In the spectrum auction of March 2015, we further strengthened our spectrum portfolio by acquiring spectrum in the 800/850 MHz band increasing the spectrum holding to 5MHz or more, from 12 circles earlier to 21 circles. This places us in an unparalleled position in the Indian telecommunication space, as this band is recognized as one of the most powerful spectrum bands in the sub-1 GHz spectrum category. Globally many operators have launched LTE services on this band. We believe this gives us the unique capability to launch LTE services in an efficient manner.
We provide wireless broadband services on our own network in 1,624 cities and towns and offer Internet connectivity in over 19,000 towns across India. We also offer public calling office (“PCO”) services over our wireless network through independent retail operators of such facilities. Additionally, we provide connectivity for devices such as point of sale terminals, lottery terminals, and ATM terminals.
Our more than 43,000 telecommunications towers are used for both CDMA and GSM mobile networks and service multiple mobile service providers, including ourselves, are located in all 22 Circles in India, and are supported by an OFC network of over 190,000 Km. We hold UASL and 3G spectrum licences as well as licences for the provision of NLD and ILD services. Our ten data centres in four cities have a total capacity of approximately 1.1 million square feet (including one data centre under construction). These networks are monitored on a round-the-clock basis for quality, repairs, maintenance and troubleshooting through two network operating centres, including our disaster recovery network operating centre in Hyderabad.
In India, we also offer nationwide DTH services through our wholly-owned subsidiary, Reliance Big TV, in 8,350 cities and towns. Using MPEG 4 technology, we offer 277 channels in HD like quality. We also offer Standard Definition, High Definition and High Definition-DVR set-top boxes.
As at September 30, 2015, we had a customer base of over 118 million customers, including 110.4 million wireless customers (including 37.2 million data subscribers, of which 19.1 million were 3G subscribers), 1.2 million wireline customers, over 2.6 million overseas retail customers and 4.9 million DTH customers. Our enterprise clientele includes over 39,000 Indian and multinational corporations, including SMEs and over 290 global, regional and domestic carriers. Our enterprise customers include over 900 prominent enterprises in India.
Our Global Operations comprise the provision of voice, data and Internet network and services, and the lease of submarine cable infrastructure and metropolitan city networks. We have approximately 650 enterprise customers throughout developed markets such as the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Singapore. We own and operate a widespread submarine fibre optic cable network spanning 68,698 Km and connecting North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia through 46 landing points in 27 countries. The total installed capacity of our five subsea cable systems is over 21 Tbps. We also have owned and leased metropolitan networks in 27 cities across 13 countries. We are one of the leading managed Ethernet service providers in the United States and have an established position in the global enterprise data market.
2,489.0 Mn shares as at Sep 30, 2015
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