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Railtel Corporation of India Performance

Days Range

Low: ₹410.90
High: ₹431.20
Previous Close ₹429.15
Open ₹429.95
Volume 41,99,229
Day’s Range ₹410.90 - ₹431.20
52W Range ₹116.10 - ₹491.45
Market Cap ₹13,458 Cr

Railtel Corporation of India Fundamentals

ROCE (TTM) 13.55
P/E Ratio (TTM) 62.78
P/B Ratio 7.81
Industry P/E 64.12
Debt to Equity 0.03
ROE 10.89
EPS (TTM) 5.84
Dividend Yield 0.61
Book Value 53.68
Face Value 10

Railtel Corporation of India Financials

Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023
Net Sales454.32703.63467.61599.15
Profit before tax43.14103.0951.4690.46
Operating Profit31.9576.0438.3968.15
Net Profit31.9576.0438.3968.15
EPS in Rs11.231.22.12

About Railtel Corporation of India


RailTel Corporation of India Ltd. (RCIL) was established in September 2000. RailTel’s objective is to modernise the existing telecom system for train control, operation, and safety. It is also building a broadband and multimedia network across India by laying optical fibre cables (OFC) by leveraging the right of way along railway tracks.

RailTel provides services such as secure and protected OFC Path, Network Engineered for SDH, Network enabled for IP, Edge & access layer by STM1/4, 24 strand single mode fibre armoured OFC, frame delay, ATM, Giganet Ethernet and seamless connectivity.

In 2003, the company built the first high-speed, long-distance OFC network connecting three important points in the south, viz. Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad, followed by further OFC between Mumbai and Pune, as well as New Delhi and Jaipur. In 2005-06 it established the first STM-16 network in India, enabling a higher bandwidth network in the country. 

It became a Category-I Miniratna central public sector enterprise in 2012-13. In 2014-15, it established its own subsidiary RailTel Enterprises Ltd and in 2016-17, it started rolling out WiFi at railway stations with Google and by 2017-18 it had reached over 250 stations. The company went public in 2021. It presently covers over 90 important cities and has also commissioned the first cyber cafe on a railway platform in New Delhi.

Business Segments

RCIL has a strategic relationship with Indian Railways as well as the Indian government for nationwide projects such as the National Knowledge Network and Bharat Net. It offers a diverse set of services, which include –

  1. Communication services – RailTel offers high quality and secure multi-point managed video conferencing services that enable users a virtual, face-to-face meeting experience as a part of its e-office service.
  2. IP-based video surveillance systems at the stations in order to enhance the level of security.
  3. Data Centre Services via the data centres that RCIL owns, located at Secunderabad and Gurugram.
  4. Retail Broadband – RCIL offers broadband services at the retail level through its initiative, Rail Wire. This is related to its main objective of expanding the internet network in India.

RCIL also offers a range of other services, including Leased Line Service, Virtual Private Network Service, Internet Leased Line Service, Rack and Space Collocation Service and Tower Co-location Service, among others.

The company is also planning to install internet facilities in the trains running through its OFC network. RCIL also has a subsidiary named RailTel Enterprises Ltd.

Corporate Actions

There have been no bonus shares, rights issue, buybacks or stock split declared by the company.

Management Outlook

RCIL views the Indian telecom industry to be segregated into wireless, wireline and enterprise services. As of December 2022, total broadband subscriptions stood at 832.2 million, and the total subscriber base stood at 1,170.38 million. It expects that by 2025, India will need around 22 million skilled workers in 5G-related technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), robotics and cloud computing. It also expects that 5G will be used in INDIA to enable DIGITAL India, SMART Cities & SMART Village missions for India. 

RCIL already has a massive reach across India, covering all the important and major

cities, including small towns. It considers itself to be the only consistently profitable and dividend-paying company in the telecom space under the Govt of India. Therefore, with the spread and reach, the company is in a position to serve roughly 70% of the country’s population. This gives the company ample opportunity to scale up its services over time to meet the rising demand for telecommunication services in India in the coming years.

Parent Organisation Govt of India
Founded 2000
Managing Director Sanjai Kumar

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Railtel Corporation Of India is a virtually Debt free Company.

What is the main business of Railtel Corporation Of India ?

RailTel was established with the aim of establishing a comprehensive broadband and VPN service, as well as a telecommunications and multimedia network, to enhance and update the train control operation and safety system of the Indian Railways.

Who are the promoters of Railtel Corporation Of India ?

President of India is the major promoter of Railtel Corporation Of India.

What are the Subsidiaries that comes under Railtel Corporation Of India ?

RailTel Enterprises Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary that comes under Railtel Corporation Of India.