Reliance Infocomm Opens Up

Reliance Infocomm offers international roaming for CDMA

August 18, 2005

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DAKC (Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge City), India -- Reliance Infocomm, an ADAE Group company, commercially rolled out its international roaming facility and became the first Indian CDMA operator to offer such a service to its customers.

To begin with, the company has launched international roaming with top operators in the U.S., Israel, China, New Zealand and Indonesia and is in advanced stage of starting service with many others. In fact, Reliance Infocomm is close to signing up with 12 operators in 11 countries across three continents, which accounts for 90% of the global CDMA footprint.

Reliance Infocomm's current international roaming arrangements at a glance:

Table 1:

Country

Operator

China

China Unicom

Israel

Pelephone Cellular Communications

USA

Sprint PCS

Indonesia

Mobile-8

New Zealand

Telecom Mobile Ltd.





Other countries on the anvil are the United States (in addition to Sprint), Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Australia, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Canada.

Announcing the commercial rollout, Inder Bajaj, Head - Post Paid Business, Reliance Infocomm, said: "While tariff will differ from country to country, our rates are structured to be highly competitive. For instance, rates for calls within foreign country are the best in the industry. Going forward, we intend to launch more products that will cater to the needs of international travelers like high speed data services and bring in synergies to existing products."

"Following these tie-ups, postpaid subscribers of Reliance IndiaMobile will be able to remain connected with their homes and the rest of the world while roaming in these countries. Subscribers from these countries will be able to get similar service while visiting India. Many of these countries are very popular tourist destinations for Indians, while India receives a sizeable in-bound visitors from these countries," he said.

Reliance Infocomm Ltd.

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