Reliance Big TV ends 2009 with 2.23 million subscribers

Monday, February 1st, 2010
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MUMBAI — Reliance Communications Limited (RCOM) [Bombay:532712] has releases its Quarterly Report on its Unaudited Financial Results for the Third Quarter ended December 31, 2009.

Reliance Big TV

We launched nationwide satellite TV services on 19th August, 2008 under our wholly-owned subsidiary Reliance Big TV Limited. These services are available on the Direct To Home (DTH) format to consumers in India.

Reliance Big TV uses state-of-the-art MPEG 4 technology to deliver over 200 broadcast channels and over 30 exclusive movie channels to its subscribers. We will also deliver high definition content and Dolby digital voice quality to our viewers on this platform to create a highly personalized video experience.

Reliance Big TV is available at more than 100,000 outlets across 6,500 towns in the country. The retail and distribution reach, as well as other elements of infrastructure established for our wireless network, have been leveraged to expand our DTH presence.

Reliance Big TV currently has 2.23 million subscribers, about 12% of the DTH market in India within a short span of launch. This is the fastest ramp up ever achieved by any DTH operator in the world.

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