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Reliance Group, an offshoot of the Group founded by Shri Dhirubhai H Ambani (1932-2002), ranks among India's top private sector business houses in terms of net worth. The group has business interests that range from telecommunications (Reliance Communications Limited) to financial services (Reliance Capital Ltd) and the generation and distribution of power (Reliance Power Limited and Reliance Infrastructure Limited).
Reliance Group's flagship company, Reliance Communications is India's foremost and truly integrated telecommunications service provider. The Company has a customer base of above 118 million including over 2.6 million individual overseas retail customers. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes over 39,000 Indian and multinational corporations including small and medium enterprises and over 290 global, regional and domestic carriers.
Reliance Communications has established a pan-India, next generation, integrated (wireless and wireline), convergent (voice, data and video) digital network that is capable of supporting best-of-class services spanning the entire communications value chain, covering over 21,000 cities and towns and over 400,000 villages. Reliance Communications owns and operates the world's largest next generation IP enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising over 280,000 kilometers of fibre optic cable systems in India, USA, Europe, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.
Other major group companies - Reliance Power, Reliance Infrastructure and Reliance Capital — are widely acknowledged as the market leaders in their respective areas of operation.