India’s ‘Itel’ tops Facebook, Blackberry in ‘African Business’ ranking list

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New Delhi | Published: June 22, 2016 2:26:12 PM

Itel Mobile has been ranked 51stin the list of the ‘Most Admired Brands in Africa’ in 2015 by African Business, Africa’s biggest business magazine.

itel, ranking, africaThe 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. (Website)

Itel Mobile has been ranked 51st in the list of the ‘Most Admired Brands in Africa’ in 2015 by African Business, Africa’s 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, “Being named amongst the ‘Most Admired Brands in Africa’ highlights the difference we have made to the continent’s 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.”

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.

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