Under JioFi onslaught, Indian datacard brands exit the market

Under an onslaught of cheap wireless internet devices from Reliance Jio, Indian brands such as iBall, Intex and Micromax have virtually exited the data dongle market, while the once dominant Huawei has been reduced to a 7% share, according to CMR. For the whole of 2017, all the top five models of datacards belonged to […]

Reliance Jio corners 91% of data card market; could hit BSNL broadband

The shipments data cards or dongles in India jumped 15% in Apr-June period compared to the previous three months, thanks to aggressive sales of Reliance Jio Mifi devices. The Ambani company had a 91% share of the dongle market in the country during the period, said CyberMedia Research. The company has been offering value back […]

Huawei, ZTE dominate India’s data card market, GSM rising – Research

Chinese vendors Huawei and ZTE, along with Micromax, control nearly 81% of India’s data card, or USB dongle, market, according 6Wresearch. The market, which was previously commanded by the CDMA segment is now witnessing a strong shift towards GSM based Data Cards, the market research said in a report. Huawei led the overall market, with […]