Handset giants lose market share in India
Local and Chinese manufacturers are on track to control more than 50 percent of India’s …
Is a focus on margins leaving handset volumes in the hands of the “others”?
Emerging vendors capturing handset market share
Research firm Strategy Analytics said that more than 200 emerging handset brands, including Micromax, Spice Mobile and Yulong Coolpad, captured nearly 13 percent global handset market share in the first quarter of 2011, shipping 48 million units globally.
Sharp announces Indian handset play
Japanese electronics company Sharp announced its entry into the competitive Indian handset market, which the vendor says “represents a strategic move for Sharp towards becoming a leader in the mobility market in India.”
IDC Indian report sparks controversy; dual SIM devices on the up
An IDC study of the Indian handset market sparked some debate, with the company’s figures for Nokia irking the Finnish handset giant, according to local reports.
BSNL to start selling 3G USB modems
Cellular News reports that Indian mobile phone manufacturer Micromax says it has secured a distribution deal with state-owned mobile operator BSNL for its 3G USB modems.