Reliance Communications (BSE: RCOM), India’s largest and only telecom operator offering nationwide CDMA and GSM mobile services, and GetJar, the world’s second largest app store announced today a strategic alliance between the two companies. According to this alliance, GetJar will offer Reliance Communications its extensive catalog of over 65,000 free mobile applications. Reliance Communication’s over 100 million subscribers will gain immediate access to GetJar’s massive library of applications via a GetJar apps store through RCOM’s VAS platform R-World. GetJar will also enable RCOM to offer its Apps Store to a large bandwidth of mobile handsets across multiple brands and not remain restricted to a few high-end smartphones. Reliance Communications will offer the GetJar Apps Store across GSM and CDMA networks.
As the world’s largest independent app store, GetJar is the most cost effective, easy and scalable distribution channel RCOM will be able to leverage in order to generate traffic to its network. With over 300% growth year-on-year, GetJar averages nearly two million downloads per day globally. In India where mobile phones have become an important part of everyone’s livelihood the country is adding more mobile phone subscribers each month than any other. (more…)
- Offers the lowest rental plans starting at Rs.99/month
- Free Unlimited Reliance GSM to Reliance GSM calling on select plans
Reliance Communications, India’s largest and only telecom service provider to offer nationwide GSM and CDMA services today announced that launch of exciting new talk plans, packed with unique offers for its GSM postpaid customers in Odisha today. From offering talk plans beginning as low as Rs. 99/- to free unlimited Reliance GSM to Reliance GSM calling on plans over Rs. 199/-, customers in Odisha now have a very exciting line-up of talk plans to choose from.
As part of the special offer, customers opting for any GSM postpaid plan of Rs. 199/- and above will be offered free unlimited calling to all Reliance Mobile GSM customers across Odisha for two months. The special offer will be available till 9th May 2010 at all Reliance Mobile Stores, Reliance World and all postpaid outlets across Odisha. (more…)
Enter the world of imagination with Reliance Communications’ latest offering of Children’s stories on its voice portal. Making another fantastic addition to its bouquet of VAS service, India’s largest and only nationwide operator offering both GSM and CDMA mobile services, today announced the launch of its story portal on voice. The portal offers tales that retell some of the most popular stories, on Reliance Communications.
Through the Voice Portal, customers can listen to folk stories of the brilliant and witty court-poet of the Vijayanagara Empire – Tenali Raman, the famous Indian animal fables in Panchatantra Ki Kahaniyan, Vikram aur Betal – the spellbinding stories narrated by the wise King Vikramaditya, the epic story of Ramayan, Shri Krishna Bal Leela – narrating the childhood adventures of the charismatic Lord Krishna, Mahabharat and Tale Toon. Subscribers can also choose to set these tales as their caller tunes.
Mr. Anil Pande, Head – VAS, Reliance Communications, said, “It is always a happy and delightful reflection for any individual who has been associated to these tales as a child. The essence of these stories lie in their timelessness as, even today, they can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike. We are pleased to recreate this experience on our voice portal and let them take a trip down memory lane.”
Mobile customers need to dial 51234 234 from their mobile phones to enter the wonderful world of these amazing tales at browsing charges of Rs. 3/min. Subscribers can also choose to set these tales as their caller tunes at a basic cost of Rs. 10 per tune. The portal also gives users the choice of language including English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Gujarati and Punjabi.
While the voice portal offers access to a lot of free content, Reliance Mobile customers can also download various services at minimal charges for various applications and services including caller tunes, ringtones, games etc.
- Biggest inventory of Celebratory minutes offered by any telecom company
- Unlimited Celebratory minutes to be offered free on Reliance network
- Free calling to all Reliance customers across CDMA, GSM and Hello user
Reliance Communications (BSE: RCOM), India’s largest and only telecom operator offering nationwide CDMA and GSM mobile services, unveiled its first of the many initiatives lined up as a part of its 100 day celebratory period of achieving the 100 Mn customer landmark. Under the first-of-its-kind offer, valid on Sunday, the 28th of March, 2010, 100 Mn Reliance customers would be able to avail 24 hours of free local and STD calling across 24,000 towns and 6 lakh Indian villages on its nationwide wireless network. (more…)
- Acquires 100 Million wireless customers in just 7 years of going Pan-India
- World’s youngest and fastest achiever of this momentous landmark
- World’s 4th operator with 100 Million Customers in a single country
- Expanded customer base from 10 Million to 100 Million in less than 5 years
- India’s market leader in the Wireless Internet space
Reliance Communications (BSE: RCOM), India’s largest and only telecom operator offering nationwide CDMA and GSM mobile services, today announced having crossed the landmark 100 million wireless customers, making it the 2nd largest wireless operator in the country to achieve this milestone. The momentous achievement has been attained within seven years of Reliance Communications first launching its pan-India mobile services in 2003. Incidentally, it is also the fastest ramp up of mobile customers in the world. With this landmark achievement, Reliance Communications becomes the 4th operator in the world to serve over 100 Million customers in a single country. (more…)
Reliance Communications (“RCOM”), India’s largest integrated communication services provider and iseemedia Inc. (TSX-V: IEE), a leading provider of messaging and content handling technology, today announced the launch of a ground-breaking SMS-based email service across Reliance GSM and CDMA wireless network in India, serving more than 92 million subscribers. This Email on SMS service effectively empowers RCOM subscribers to have their mobile phones to behave like smartphones and receive all their desktop email via SMS. The Email-to-SMS technology is provided by Canada’s iseemedia, a leading provider of low cost wireless email services to operators in the country.
In India where mobile phones have become an important part of everyone’s livelihood the country is adding more mobile phone subscribes each month than any other. According to Informa Telecom & Media; India had 125 million new mobile phone subscribers for the year ending March 2009. (more…)
- Net Profit Rs. 1,108 Crore (Us$ 237 Million) – Up 49.6%
- Stability In Wireless Revenues With 31% Wireless Margins Despite Hyper Competitive Tariff Environment
- Minutes Of Use Up 23.4% Compared To Corresponding Quarter Last Year
- Globalcom & Enterprise Business Ebitda Represents 38% Of Consolidated Ebitda
Reliance Communications Limited (RCOM) today announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2009.Highlights of the financial performance for the year are:
Revenue at Rs. 5,310 crore (US$ 1,137 million) compared to Rs 5,703 crore (US$ 1,185 million) in the sequential quarter
EBITDA at Rs. 1,813 crore (US$ 388 million) compared to Rs 2,020 crore (US$ 420 million) in the sequential quarter
Profit after tax at Rs. 1,108 crore (US$ 237 million) compared to Rs 740 crore (US$ 154 million) in the sequential quarter (more…)
- Unveils two revolutionary SMS tariff plans for all mobile customers in India
- One paisa per SMS plan
- Unlimited SMS for just Re. 1 per day
- Applicable for all Local, National & Roaming SMS¿s to any network in India
- Available for prepaid as well as postpaid Reliance Mobile customers on CDMA as well as GSM network of Reliance Mobile
Reliance Communications, India’s largest and only nationwide operator offering both GSM and CDMA mobile services, today initiated a radical move in the Indian telecom industry by making SMS’s more affordable to all mobile customers in India. Reliance Mobile customers can avail of two revolutionary SMS tariff plans:
- ONE PAISE PER SMS
- UNLIMITED SMS’s @ Re. 1 PER DAY
The new SMS tariff plans are add-on plans and are applicable for all Reliance Mobile customers irrespective of CDMA or GSM network as well as prepaid and postpaid customers. (more…)
Reliance Communications (RCOM) has entered into a strategic tie-up with atom technologies, the leading m-commerce solutions provider from the Financial Technologies India Limited group.
atom will offer through RCOM, multiple banks (Indian and Foreign) as well as merchants on a common platform, thereby allowing its subscribers to make payments across the entire merchant base. Reliance subscribers will now be able to purchase insurance services, DTH recharges, movie tickets, books & periodicals, consumer goods, holiday packages as well as bus & train tickets using their Reliance Mobile connection, these services will also be available on R-world for all GSM customers. Currently atom technologies have over 100 merchants registered for mobile commerce transactions.
This is part of RCOM’s major thrust to enable new revenue streams from m-Commerce. Reliance Communications is designing this service to support Guest users as well as Registered Users to successfully conclude payment transactions using Reliance Mobile connections. The benefit of registration will enable the user for two click payment transactions access. The transactions are secure and PIN protected. atom presently has merchant acquiring relationship with ICICI, HDFC, Citi and Axis Bank. (more…)
- Two new offers to address requirements of 3 customer segments under Simply Reliance Initiative
- 1 paise per second for short duration calls
- Re 1 for 3 minutes call rate for long duration calls
- Continuation of 50p/min as announced on October 5
- Maintains No Conditions, No Roaming Charges & Single Call Rate To Any Network, Anywhere in India
- New Plans offers around 30% savings against other competitive offers in the market
Following the overwhelming response for its Simply Reliance Plan announced in October, offering single tariff rate across all services, Reliance Communications today extended its Simply Reliance Initiative with two new tariff variants effective November 5, 2009. These new variants aim to offer an all-round product portfolio under Simply Reliance Initiative. These offers reiterate the simplicity and value benefits of Simply Reliance through enhanced value and single rate proposition. (more…)