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Company Overview

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 and DTH services to retail customers. 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.

The company offers Gold Standard 4G services Pan India on its technologically superior 850MHz spectrum band that is best suited for indoor experience where most of the data is consumed. We are the incumbents in offering pan India 4G data services. We also provide 3G services across our 13 licensed Circles, including the metropolitan Circles of Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata. Additionally, we provide 3G services in the five more circles through ICR arrangements, thus increasing our 3G coverage to 18 Circles. Our telecom network spans across India through large number of cell sites, along with ICR arrangements, for uninterrupted connectivity to our customers.

RCOM is one of the largest holders of spectrum in 800/850band. This places RCom 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 to provide indoor coverage and speeds. Globally many operators have launched LTE services on this band. We believe this gives us the unique capability to offer LTE services in an efficient manner.

Our c.43,000 telecommunications towers are used for our own mobile network and also by other mobile service providers. These towers are located in all 22 Circles in India, and are supported by an OFC network of over 190,000 Km. We are one of the largest IDC service providers with our ten data centres in four cities having a total capacity of approximately 1.1 million square feet (including one data centre under construction).

As on September 30, 2016, we had a customer base of nearly 96 million customers, with over 87 million wireless customers (including 35.1 million data subscribers, of which 24.5 million were 3G/4G subscribers), 1.2 million wireline customers, around 2.6 million overseas retail customers and about 5.0 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 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 nearly 70,000 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.


Key Company Highlights
  • Presence in an Industry with high growth potential
  • Ample wireless spectrum portfolio with long validity period
  • Business growth strategy through 4G services on sub 1-GHz band
  • Large customer base with strong market position and leadership in data subscribers
  • Comprehensive domestic and international network
  • Extensive distribution network with strong brand recognition
  • Experienced management team
  • Consistent financial performance


Share Information

Issued Shares
2,489.0 Mn shares as on Sep 30, 2016

Stock Exchange Listing
Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (BSE)
National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE)
Luxembourg Stock Exchange

Stock Exchange Scrip Code
BSE - 532712

Security codes of GDRs
  Master Rule 144A GDRs Master Regulation S GDRs
CUSIP 75945T106 75945T205
ISIN US75945T1060 US75945T2050
Common Code 025317530 025317645


Awards & Accolades

    FY 2016

  • AC Nielsen's Corporate Image Monitor (CIM) - RCom in Top 10
  • Economic Times India's Most Exciting Brands - Reliance in Top 14
  • RCOM was awarded by Dataquest for innovative implementation in BigData Predictive Analysis and Campaign Management
  • Our subsidiary, Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), awarded best managed services provider by Telecom Asia
  • GCX received Judges Award at the Global Carrier Awards
  • GCX received MEF CE 2.0 certification for Carrier Ethernet

    FY 2015

  • Telecom Leadership Award 2015 - CIO of the Year award from CyberMedia (Voice&Data) Group
  • Managed Video Conferencing Service Provider of the Year at 2014 Frost & Sullivan India ICT Awards
  • IT Edge Award 2014 conferred by UBM
  • Woman Leader in IT by Interop
  • CIO 100 by IDG Media
  • Economic Times HR Excellence Award, 2014

    FY 2014

  • Nasscom DSCI Excellence Award (IT Security and Privacy)
  • IT EDGE Award (IT processes setup using TM forum standards, benchmarked in International arena)
  • IT Transformers Award by EMC (Enterprise Storage Management)
  • Amdocs Innovation Award
  • The 'INFOSEC Maestros' Award (deploying the anti-DDOS (Distributed Denial of Services) Solution)
  • The 'Top 100 CISO' Award (Automation of User Access Management)


Analysts' Coverage
BNP Paribas
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Credit Suisse
Daiwa Capital Markets
Deutsche Bank
Goldman Sachs
ICICI Direct
ICICI Securities
IDFC Securities
India Infoline
IIFL Capital
ILFS Broking
JP Morgan
Motilal Oswal Securities


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