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Government of India
Ministry of Communications
11-May-2012 15:54 IST
Mobile Handset Market

 

The demand for mobile handsets in the country has grown by 20% to 180 million in 2011 as compared to 150 million for 2010, while in value term the same stands at Rs. 38,200 crore in 2011 as compared to Rs. 34,500 crore in 2010 at a rate of growth of 11%.

Indian Cellular Association (ICA) estimates further say the demand will reach o 200 million in volume term at a rate of growth of 11% in the year 2012, while in value term, the same will stand at Rs. 43,000 crore at a rate of growth of 13%.

The demand of mobile handsets during the last three years and projected for the next three years is as under:-

 

 Year

Volume in Million

Value in Rs. Crores

2009

130

30,100

2010

150

34,500

2011

180

38,200

2012*

200

43,000

2013*

225

48,200

2014*

250

54,000

  *Projected

This information was given by the Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology Sh Milind Deora in Rajya Sabha today.

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