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Impact of Indian Demonetization on Handset Market

Impact of Indian Demonetization on Handset Market

Dec 27, 2016 | by | smartphones

On Nov 8th 2016 India’s Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi announced that INR 500 and INR 1,000 notes – that make up 86% of cash in circulation – could no longer be used as legal tender to buy goods and services. India’s central bank would start issuing new notes of INR...
Make In India: Intex Expanding Mobile Phone Manufacturing

Make In India: Intex Expanding Mobile Phone Manufacturing

Sep 21, 2016 | by | components, smartphones

Intex started its journey as an IT accessory supplier and has grown in to a full-fledged consumer electronics and durables giant with portfolio spanning across sixteen product categories comprising over 300 models. The key segments range from mobile phones to consumer...
Reliance Jio’s Race Towards 100 Mn LTE Subs Elite Club

Reliance Jio’s Race Towards 100 Mn LTE Subs Elite Club

Sep 16, 2016 | by | smartphones

Reliance Jio has been grabbing headlines ever since it started the commercial trial of its services in December 2015. After months of waiting it finally announced the full commercial roll-out of its LTE services on 1st Sept 2016 during its AGM (Annual General...
India Smartphone Market Grew 23% Amid Flat Global Annual Growth

India Smartphone Market Grew 23% Amid Flat Global Annual Growth

Apr 29, 2016 | by | smartphones

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphone shipments in India grew a healthy 23% annually in Q1 2016 compared to the global growth, which stalled for the first time ever since smartphones first begun to sell. Commenting...
Micromax scaling up its “Make in India” portfolio

Micromax scaling up its “Make in India” portfolio

Jul 16, 2015 | by | smartphones

At the beginning of July 2015, Counterpoint Research was invited for a visit to the Micromax local assembling operations in Rudrapur, Uttarakhand. After a long drive from Delhi of around seven hours we reached the facility and were given a warm welcome and brief on...