LUCKNOW: One of the leading telecom operators in Uttar Pradesh Uninor, which is the 100 per cent subsidiary of Norway-based Telenor Group has added 10,000 point of sales, 47 exclusive retail stores and 96 distributors across UP West in 2015 to strengthen its distribution footprint. Last year, the company expanded its network by 35 percent in the circle.
Company said that the expansion has given it a much deeper coverage and its customers a better service experience. It claims to have achieved 15.3 percent customer market share (7.9 million customers) and 9.3 percent revenue market share in less than 5 years of operations.
Uninor recently inaugurated its new office in Firozabad. It said the office will be the zonal headquarters of Etawah zone and will strengthen focus on the district. The new office is expected bring Uninor closer to the customers in Firozabad, Auriya, Mainpuri, Shikhobad, Tundla, Sirsaganj and Jaswant Nagar.
Uninor claims to be the fourth largest telecom operator in the circle currently. It has announced to add around 12 more retail stores in the zone to take its total presence from 28 to 40 and add another 9 new distributors to its existing 41.
Satish Kumar Kannan, Circle Business Head — (UP West), Telewings Communications Services Pvt Limited (Uninor) said, “This new office is testimony to our commitment to the Etawah district and UP West region as a whole. Uninor is overwhelmed by the support and encouragement received in the region which has helped us achieve new business milestones consistently. We look forward to serve our consumers by continuing to expand in the region with a view to provide best telecommunication services — both in voice and data.”
Currently in Etawah zone, Uninor has around 7 lakh customers and nearly 40 percent are internet users. The company has 407 network sites, 7916 Point of Sales (PoS), 41 distributors and 28 retail stores.
“We work with our partners- distributors and retailers, in the zone to deliver Sabse Sasta voice and Internet services to the people of Etawah. The new office also reinforces our philosophy of customer delight through relevant and efficient services”, added Satish.