Reliance Globalcom appoints Mandeep Bhatia as Business Head of National Long Distance Reliance Globalcom to offer NLD services to Indian Telcos
Released on: October 22, 2008, 11:23 pm
Press Release Author: Reliance Globalcom
Press Release Summary: Reliance Globalcom , a leading global provider of enterprise, wholesale, consumer and managed services, today announced the appointment of Mandeep Bhatia as the Business Head of its National Long Distance (NLD). Mandeep joins Reliance Globalcom from Bharti Airtel where he was leading the consumer mobile business as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Mumbai, Maharashtra and Goa, in his new role Mandeep will report to Mr. Punit Garg, President & CEO Reliance Globalcom.
Press Release Body: Reliance Globalcom , a leading global provider of enterprise, wholesale, consumer and managed services, today announced the appointment of Mandeep Bhatia as the Business Head of its National Long Distance (NLD). Mandeep joins Reliance Globalcom from Bharti Airtel where he was leading the consumer mobile business as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Mumbai, Maharashtra and Goa, in his new role Mandeep will report to Mr. Punit Garg, President & CEO Reliance Globalcom.
"Consolidating the leadership position in the National Long Distance business by leveraging the established portfolio of international communications services is an integral part of our future growth strategy. Mandeep�s experience and in-depth understanding of the telecom business would add a significant strategic advantage in expanding our NLD Voice & Data business", said Mr. Punit Garg, President & CEO - Reliance Globalcom.
Mandeep will spearhead the initiatives of Reliance Globalcom in the National Long Distance arena, where he would be responsible for the expanding the current business comprising of a suite of voice & data products & services. Reliance currently has the largest fully-IP enabled optic fibre backbone in India spanning 110,000 Kms close to 1275 Point of Interconnects (PoI�s), offering services in 20,000 towns and 4.5 lakh Indian villages, seamlessly integrated with its worlds largest private undersea cable system spanning 65,000 kms serving over 1400 enterprises, 200 carriers and 1.7 million retail customers in 50 countries across 5 continents.
"The integrated and seamless capabilities of Reliance Globalcom�s global and domestic infrastructure provides a unique platform to offer best class wholesale, retail and consumer NLD services. I am looking forward to be an integral part of this superlative growth story by further expanding Reliance Globalcom�s marketshare in the NLD business", said Mr. Mandeep B. Bhatia, Head - NLD business, Reliance Globalcom.
Mandeep brings with him extensive experience and knowledge of the telecommunication business to this important new role, prior to Bharti Airtel, he was associated with organisations such as Spice Telecom, Voltas and ESPL.
About Reliance Globalcom: Reliance Globalcom, a division of Reliance Communications, spearheads the Global Telecom operations of India�s largest Integrated Telecom Service Provider. Reliance Globalcom brings together the synergies of Reliance Communications Global Business encompassing Enterprise Services, Capacity Sales, Managed Services and a highly successful bouquet of Retail products & services comprising of Global Voice, Internet Solutions and Value Added Services. The company serves over 1400 enterprises, 200 carriers and 1.7 million retail customers in 50 countries across 5 continents. Reliance Globalcom owns the worlds largest private undersea cable system spanning 65,000 kms seamlessly integrated with Reliance Communications over 110,000 kms of domestic optic fiber provides a robust Global Service Delivery Platform connecting 40 key business markets in India, the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and the U.S. With its recent acquisition of eWave World, a pioneer in the global Wimax space, Reliance Globalcom has the capability to launch 4G services in over 50 countries. It has also acquired Vanco Group, enabling the company to provide managed services to over 230 countries across the globe. For further information, please visit www.relianceglobalcom.com.
About Reliance Communications: Reliance Communications Limited founded by the late Shri. Dhirubhai H Ambani (1932-2002) is the flagship company of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group. The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group currently has a market capitalization of over Rs. 2,25,000 crore (US$ 53 billion), net worth in excess of Rs. 58,000 crore (US$ 14 billion), cash flows of Rs. 12,000 crore (US$ 3 billion), net profit of Rs. 8,000 crore (US$ 2 billion) and zero net debt.
Rated among "Asia's Top 5 Most Valuable Telecom Companies", Reliance Communications is India's foremost and truly integrated telecommunications service provider. The company, with a customer base of over 58 million including over 1.8 million individual overseas retail customers, ranks among the Top 10 Asian Telecom companies by number of customers. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes 2,100 Indian and multinational corporations, 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 20,000 towns and 450,000 villages. Reliance Communications owns and operates the world's largest next generation IP enabled connectivity infrastructure, comprising over 175,000 kilometers of fibre optic cable systems in India, USA, Europe, Middle East and the Asia Pacific region.
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