Reliance Communications wins Global Excellence TM Forum Award for Business Innovation

Reliance Communications Limited (RCOM), India’s fully integrated telecommunications service provider, has been awarded the Global Excellence in Business Innovation award for its 3G Video Delivery Platform by TM Forum.

Online PR News – 28-May-2012 – India –  First Indian Telco to be awarded with the prestigious award with international participation in Dublin, IRELAND
 Ranked as the best 3G Video Delivery Platform in the country
 Award assessed by a panel of experts in the industry across the globe

Reliance Communications Limited (RCOM), India’s fully integrated telecommunications service provider, has been awarded the Global Excellence in Business Innovation award for its 3G Video Delivery Platform by TM Forum. Reliance Communications was presented this prestigious award in a glittering ceremony at the Management World Conference held on May 21 – 24 in Dublin, IRELAND with an attendance of over 3000 of world’s Tech trendsetters and Thought leaders.

TM Forum is a global Industry consortium with over 750 Companies. TM Forum provides a unique, fair and safe environment for the entire value-chain to collaborate and overcome the barriers to a vibrant, open digital economy, helping member companies of all sizes gain a competitive edge by enabling efficiency and agility in their IT and operations.

The Global Excellence Award is an annual award program that recognizes the global leaders in communications and acknowledges contributions that take the industry in new and innovative directions. TM Forum awards attract nominations from leading communications service providers, suppliers and system integrators around the world. This award was assessed by a panel of experts from the global Technology & Telecom industry and there were a handful of companies who got nominated for the Global Excellence in Business Innovation Award. This prestigious award has put Reliance Communications in the forefront of the telecom sector; as an innovative organization with strong in-house capabilities and its contribution in developing the telecom eco system in the country.

Reliance 3G Video Delivery Platform is the first of its kind streaming service offered by any telecom operator in India which was commercialized in December 2011. This platform offered 3G users with an interactive platform to view adaptively streamed video content across a slew of devices like PCs, Smartphones, Tablets, MIDs and multiple OS like iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Mobile, Bada, Blackberry OS etc. This 3G video delivery platform also allows users to watch live video channels.

Commenting on this occasion, Alpna J Doshi, Chief Information Officer, Reliance Communications Limited said, “It is a great honor to be awarded with the prestigious Global Excellence in Business Innovation Award for our 3G Video Delivery Platform by TM Forum competing with all the industry leaders worldwide. This International award highlights our ability to bring in the transformation through innovation along with our operational excellence and leadership.”

“We have adopted set standards in order to bring the simplicity in our operations, enabling widespread acceptance by our Customers. We have always been at the forefront of the Telecom sector by offering innovative products & services to ease the life of our Customers and fulfill their needs and desires with incredible affordability,” she further added.

With this award now Reliance Communications joins the elite group of global thought leaders, offering technology powered by innovation benefitting the customers with the choice to use any 2G or 3G handsets, thus delivering the Increase in Customer Delight and the means to deliver content independent of the handset technology.

About Reliance Communications

Reliance Communications Limited founded by the late Shri Dhirubhai H Ambani (1932-2002) is the flagship company of the Reliance Group. The Reliance Group currently has a net worth in excess of Rs. 89,000 crore (US$ 19.7 billion), cash flows of Rs. 10,900 crore (US$ 2.3 billion), net profit of Rs. 3,600 crore (US$ 0.8 billion).

Reliance Communications is India's foremost and truly integrated telecommunications service provider. The Company, with a customer base of over 158 million including over 2.5 million individual overseas retail customers, ranks among the Top 4 Telecom companies in the world by number of customers in a single country. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes over 35,000 Indian and multinational corporations including small and medium enterprises and over 800 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 24,000 towns and 600,000 villages. Reliance Communications owns and operates the world's largest next generation IP enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising over 277,000 kilometers of fibre optic cable systems in India, USA, Europe, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.

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