Reliance Communications holds 3G licenses in the telecom circles of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, North East, Jammu & Kashmir, Orissa and Assam. The company will be launching 3G services across all 13 telecom circles, where it holds 3G licenses, by end of Fiscal 2010-11. Reliance Communication has partnered with Nokia for devices, Facebook, Nokia and Ericsson for applications, Universal Music for content and Motricity for the Web portal .
Reliance 3G network has been designed to offer blanket coverage in every town being connected on 3G, with all its 3G sites connected through IP backhaul to provide maximum download speeds and minimum latency. The Reliance 3G network is capable of offering peak speeds upto 28 Mbps.
“The launch of Reliance 3G is an integral part of our Vision 2015 of creating a Wirefree India built upon the ‘affordable 3G for All’ platform. Personalization of Services, Simplification of Tariffs and a Content Rich Portfolio on the ‘Best in Class’ 3G Wireless Network will enable Reliance customers to get a much superior 3G service experience, significantly differentiated from others in the marketplace”, said Syed Safawi, CEO – Wireless Business, Reliance Communications. “Reliance 3G places us in a unique position with our suite of offerings covering 3G, CDMA, GSM and Mobile Broadband Data Services on the wireless platform”, he added.
“Reliance 3G services will offer the widest bouquet of cutting edge services including Video Calling, Mobile TV, Video Streaming and Applications accessed at superfast speeds ubiquitously on a variety of Mobile and Personal computing devices”, said Prashant Gokarn, 3G Head – Reliance Communications. “ A superior network with 100% optic backhaul, thousands of content rich applications delivered in an easy-to-access mode on a mobile screen, Personalization options and simple tariffs including daily sachet packs are the 4 pillars that will create a significant differentiation for Reliance 3G services amongst customers”, he added.