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Reliance Communications
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Company History - Reliance Communications
2006
 
 -Nokia and Reliance Communications Ltd have joined hands to market
 the Nokia 1255 mobile handset in India at a price of Rs 1,999.
 
 -Reliance Comm forays into video conferencing
 
 -company has changed its name from Reliance Communication Ventures
 Ltd. to Reliance Communications Ltd.                                 
              
                                       
 2007
 
 - Reliance Communications rolled out a range of mobile handsets
 priced at between Rs 777 and Rs 888, shaving by half to one-third the
 existing entry level mobility costs in the country.
 
 - Reliance Communications Ltd has informed that the Board of
 Directors of the Company at its meeting held on July 17, 2007, has
 appointed Shri. A K Purwar, former Chairman of State Bank of India,
 as an Additional Director of the Company with effect from July 17,
 2007.
 
 - RCoM acquires Yipes for 0mn.
 
 -Reliance Communications Ltd has launched Money Transfer through
 mobile phones across the country through it's tie-up with ICICI
 Bank.
 
 -Microsoft Corp and Reliance Communications (RCom) announced their
 joint foray into Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) or simply put
 television on internet instead of the traditional route.
 
 -2008
 
 -The US-French telecom equipment supplier Alcatel-Lucent and Reliance
 Communications announced on May 12, a joint venture to provide network
 services to telecommunications operators.
 
 2009
 
 - Telecom operator Etisalat DB, formerly known as Swan Telecom, will
 be outsourcing its telecom infrastructure requirements to the Anil
 Ambani Group company Reliance Communications as part of a Rs
 10,000-crore deal spread over the next 10 years.
 
 - Reliance Communications announced its partnership with Microsoft
 for offering Windows Mobile solutions on its wireless networks where
 according to the agreement, Microsoft is said to offer Windows Mobile
 solutions to RCom customers, including push email support, chat,
 photo-sharing, content back-up and other applications.
 
 - Reliance Communications on Nov 27 introduced one paise per SMS for
 both GSM and CDMA customers, triggering a war of tariffs on data
 services from voice calls.
 
 2010
 
 - Reliance Communications has entered into a pact with Polycom Inc,
 the global leader in tele-presence, video and voice solutions, in
 order to introduce world's first wireless, high-resolution video
 conferencing service.
 
 - Reliance Communications announced an unlimited internet access
 plans called -MobileNet Plan, under which, the subscribers of both
 post paid as well as pre paid can access unlimited mobile internet at
 Rs 99 per month. 
 
 - Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Communications and GTL
 Infrastructure have agreed on a Rs 50,000 crore deal to create the
 world's largest independent telecom infrastructure company, which
 would not be controlled by any telecom operator. 
 
 - Reliance Big TV, the direct-to-home (DTH) arm of Reliance
 Communications, and Indiagames, a subsidiary of UTV, have signed a
 strategic agreement whereby the latter will offer gaming services,
 iGames, on Big TV's DTH platform in India
 
 - RCOM - Reliance Communications announces launch of 3G Services
 
 - Reliance Communications signs MoU with China Development Bank
 Corporation for 10 year Financing of US$ 1.93 Billion (Rs. 9,000
 crore)
 
 - Reliance Communications (RCom) acquired Digicable in an all-stock
 deal.
 
 - Reliance Communications (RCom) has inked an alliance with GetJar.
 
 - Reliance Comm, US firm tied up for application stores
 
 - Reliance Communication launched push e-mail service on SMS
 
 2011
 
 - China Development Bank signed final documentation for fully
 underwritten over Rs. 8700 crores (US$ 1.93 Billion) loan facility
 for Reliance Communications (RCom).
 
 - RCom launched 'job search on voice' service
 
 - India's leading telecom service provider Reliance Communications
 signed a pact with Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW), a news and
 entertainment channel, for providing live streaming of its content on
 its mobile application R World.
 
 - RCom  launched 3G services in Rajasthan
 
 - For providing better mobile Internet and data services to more than
 125 million customers, Reliance Communication (RCom) (ADA Group
 Company) is planning to enhance and introduce next generation mobile
 portal, R World.
 
 
 2012
 
 - Reliance Communications Ltd (RCom) ties up refinancing for
 redemption of outstanding FCCBs of USD 1.18 Billion (Rs. 6125 Crs)
 
 - Reliance Communications Ltd signs definitive final Agreements with
 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC)
 
 - RCom partnered with Big Flix to provide movies to its 3G
 subscriber
 
 - Telecom giant Reliance Communications (RCom) signed the final
 definitive agreements with ICBC, CDB and EXIM for refinancing its
 outstanding Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs). 
 
 - Reliance Communications has launched partnership with WhatsApp, a
 cross platform mobile messaging application, for its prepaid GSM
 users and students called WhatsApp Plan and My College Plan
 respectively.
 
 2013
 
 - Reliance Communications (RCOM) entered into a billion dollar
 contract with Alcatel-Lucent in a bid to improve network performance
 and customer experience to offer Next Generation telecom solutions
 across multiple devices and platforms.
Source : Dion Global Solutions Limited
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