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OMC in The Economist

“Lighting rural India: Out of the gloom”

Villagers enjoy sunlight after dark

Fly by night over Uttar Pradesh in northern India, the country’s most populous state, and its cities appear as dazzling islands. In between, however, lies an inky sea. Perhaps two-thirds of Uttar Pradesh’s 200m people have no regular electricity. In India as a whole, 700m, or more than half of the population, suffer unreliable connections to the national grid, or none at all.

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PRESS RELEASE: OMC wins GTB innovation award

Bharti Infratel and OMC Power Awarded Best Consumer Service Innovation Award at Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards

Delhi, June 19, 2013Bharti Infratel and OMC Power’s joint initiative in developing the RESCO (Renewable Energy Service Company) model has been awarded “Best Consumer Service Innovation” at this year’s Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation awards.

These prestigious awards, organised by the industry’s leading publication GTB magazine, celebrates the joint work of vendors and operators in innovative projects that better serve the telecom industry’s end customers.

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OMC in Forbes India

“OMC’s Unique Solar Power Model”

OMC’s model of supplying solar lamps to homes and solar power to telecom towers in rural UP looks like a bright idea. But can it keep it shining?

Anil Raj (CEO) and Rohit Chandra (COO), OMC Power

Anil Raj (left) and Rohit Chandra’s model goes beyond wires
to provide power to rural India (Image: Amit Verma)

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OMC at Mobile World Congress

OMC’s CEO Anil Raj recently took part in GSMA’s Energy + Mobile for Development Seminar at Mobile World Congress, Barcelona.

Watch the film on Youtube >>
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Learn more about the seminar at GSMA’s website >>