Reliance Communications has received an approval of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the proposed Scheme of Arrangement for demerger of the Wireless division of the Company into Aircel and Dishnet Wireless (the Scheme). The Company has already received approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), BSE and National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) for the proposed Scheme of Arrangement and filed an application with the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai Bench, for approval of the said Scheme. The proposed transaction is subject to other necessary approvals. Post closing, the Company and the present shareholders of Aircel will hold 50% each in Aircel.
Reliance Communications is India's foremost and truly integrated telecommunications service provider. The Company has a customer base of nearly 95 million including over 2.6 million individual overseas retail customers. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes over 39,000 Indian and multinational corporations including small and medium enterprises and over 290 global, regional and domestic carriers.