ADA flagship firm Reliance Communications (RCom) on Tuesday said it has launched third generation (3G) services in Kashmir.

Last year, in December, RCom launched 3G services in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Punjab, Jammu and Rajasthan, the company said in a statement.

“Launching of 3G capabilities in Kashmir is an integral part of our Vision 2015 of creating a “Wirefree India” built upon the affordable 3G-for-all platform,” RCom’s J&K Circle Head -- Wireless Business, Ataul Haque, said.

In May, 2010, RCom bagged 13 key telecom circles during the 3G auction, including the key metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.

The company also holds 3G licences in the telecom circles of Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Bihar, North East, Jammu & Kashmir, Orissa and Assam.

The company paid about Rs 8,585.04 crore to the government for the 3G licences.

RCom has partnered with organisations like Nokia for devices, Facebook, Nokia and Ericsson for applications, Universal Music for content and Motricity for its web portal under its 3G initiative.

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