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RCom shares zoom 10% after payment to Ericsson
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RCom shares zoom 10% after payment to Ericsson

Shares of Reliance Communications zoomed 10 per cent Tuesday after the company cleared dues of a Swedish service provider at the eleventh hour. The scrip jumped 10 per cent to Rs 4.40, its upper circuit limit, on the BSE. At the NSE, shares rose sharply by 10 per cent to Rs 4.40. Embattled billionaire Anil Ambani Monday warded off a possible jail term as RCom cleared dues of a Swedish service provider at the eleventh hour with money received from elder brother Mukesh and his wife Nita, whom he thanked for standing by him in trying times and extending "timely support".Anil's heavily debt-laden Reliance Communications made a Rs 550 crore payment, including interest, to Ericsson just a day before the expiry of the deadline set by the Supreme Court of India to clear dues or face a th...
RCom Completes Sale of Fibre Assets worth Rs 30 billion to Reliance Jio
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RCom Completes Sale of Fibre Assets worth Rs 30 billion to Reliance Jio

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications (RCom) announced that the company has completed the anticipated sale of its fibre assets and related infrastructure assets. The assets were sold worth Rs 30 billion to Mukesh Ambani-backed Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIO). "With successful completion of the fibre monetisation transaction, 1,78,000 kilometers fibre stand transferred to RJIO," Reliance Communications said. This particular decision marks the wrapping-up of yet another portion of a larger deal between RCom and Reliance Jio in December last year. The deal announced in December 2017, packed in 122.4 MHz of 4G spectrum in the 800/900/1800/2100 MHz bands, over 43,000 towers, 1,78,000 kilometres of fibre and 248 media convergence nodes. Along with this, it was last week that Reliance Commu...
Recruitment At RCom Declined By 94 Percent
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Recruitment At RCom Declined By 94 Percent

The Anil Dhirubhai Ambani-led telecom company Reliance Communications has stated that the total number of jobs and recruitment in the company have reduced to 3,400 at present by about 94 percent from a high level of 52,000. The jobs at the RCom was at its peak at around 2008-10. But gradually the number has decreased, maybe due to the pressure of debt. The company is losing its balance lately under a debt of around Rs 45,000 crore. "Total number of people in the RCOM group: from peak of approximately 52,000 to current 3,400, a reduction of approximately 94 percent," RCom said in a filing. The company has closed its mobile services business this year in January and continues to provide business-to-business (B2B) telecom services. The telecom firm in the filing stated that its B2B depar...
RCom Shares in Demand, Give 100% Return in 11 Days
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RCom Shares in Demand, Give 100% Return in 11 Days

Anil Dhirubhai Led company, Reliance Communications has witnessed a tremendous share jump with a nearly double the money returning in just 11 days. The surge in shares has come amidst NCLAT allowing RCom to proceed with the asset sale to Mukesh Ambani-controlled Reliance Jio Infocomm and Brookfield. Additionally, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has also put a stay on the order of NCLT regarding insolvency of Reliance Communications, Reliance Infratel and Reliance Telecom. Speaking in terms of numbers, Rcom shares have jumped 100% to Rs 21 from a share price level of Rs 10.5 as on 16 May 2018. In a continuous stretch of last 11 days, heavy trading had been witnessed on the counters of RCom with about 50 to 80 crore equity shares being traded in a single day. Interestingly, ...
Reliance Jio To Buy RCom’s Wireless Assets In $3.75B Deal: Sources
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Reliance Jio To Buy RCom’s Wireless Assets In $3.75B Deal: Sources

Debt-laden Reliance Communications has signed a deal to sell its wireless assets to Reliance Jio Infocomm for nearly 240 billion rupees ($3.75 billion), two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday. The two companies had announced late on Thursday that Reliance Communications, backed by businessman Anil Ambani, would sell all its spectrum, tower, fibre optic and other telecom infrastructure assets to Jio, which is owned by Reliance Industries and is controlled by Anil Ambani’s elder brother Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest person. They firms did not give the value of the deal. Jio and Reliance Communications, or RCom as the company is known as, did not respond to messages seeking comment on the value of the deal. The sale, if finalised, would mark a big step in RCom’s...
Reliance Communications, Aircel Merge Will Create Rs 65K cr Asset Base Entity
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Reliance Communications, Aircel Merge Will Create Rs 65K cr Asset Base Entity

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Communications today agreed to merge its wireless telecom business with smaller rival Aircel to create the country's 4th-biggest mobile phone operator with asset base of more than Rs 65,000 crore. In the largest consolidation in the countrys telecom sector, RCom and Aircels majority owner, Malaysias Maxis Communications Berhad (MCB), announced signing of definitive documents for the merger of their Indian wireless businesses. RCom and Aircel will hold 50 per cent each in the new company. The board of the new company will have equal representation from the two sides. "The RCom-Aircel combination will create a strong operator clearly ranked amongst Indias top 4 telcos by customer base and revenues, also ranking amongst the top three operators by revenues ...