Itel Mobile has been ranked 51st in the list of the \u2018Most Admired Brands in Africa\u2019 in 2015 by African Business, Africa\u2019s biggest business magazine. The company has moved up 21 positions since last year (ranked 72nd in 2015) and is placed above leading global brands such as Facebook, Blackberry, Toshiba and Sharp. Sudhir Kumar, CEO, itel Mobile India, said, \u201cBeing named amongst the \u2018Most Admired Brands in Africa\u2019 highlights the difference we have made to the continent\u2019s consumers by bridging the technological gap between the urban and rural geographies. We will be looking to consolidate our presence in India. We are confident that we will be able to drive the cause of Digital India through our state-of-the-art innovations and feature-driven products.\u201d The brand, which has sold more than 70 million handsets since its inception and has presence in over 37 international markets. Itel has six factories and more than 1000 service centres across the globe under the brand of Carlcare Service Centre.