Mumbai, June 14, 2011
Mumbai, June 14, 2011: Neotel’s majority shareholder, Tata Communications, part of $67.4 billion Tata Companies, has purchased the previously held 12.5% stake from Two Telecoms Consortium (2TC). This now makes Tata Communications a 61.5% shareholder in Neotel and Neotel, a subsidiary of Tata Communications Limited.
This change in shareholding further reinforces Neotel’s relationship with Tata Communications, enabling it to leverage its proven and vast global network which will consolidate Neotel’s position as a serious player in the local market. The increase in shareholding also highlights the strong support Neotel receives from its major shareholder as well as Tata Communications’ commitment to the South African market.
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