DataWind adds Sangeetha Mobiles to its growing retail network
New Delhi, 27th February’ 2015: DataWind Inc. (TSX: DW), a leading player in low cost internet connectivity and a leading provider of wireless web access products, announcedtoday that it has partnered with Sangeetha Mobiles, India’s first and fastest growing specialist chain for mobile retail stores. Adding this distribution partner increases DataWind’s reach to customers in southern India and expands its national retail footprint to more than 1300+ sales locations.
In the initial phase of expansion, Sangeetha Mobiles will make DataWind products available in its stores in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Keralafollowed by its stores in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Maharashtra to cover its entire chain of 300+ stores.
Commenting on the new partnership, Suneet Singh Tuli, President & CEO, DataWind said, “Sangeetha Mobiles is the one of the most trusted legacy home grown and widely recognized brand in mobile device retail. We are delighted to have them join our progressive journey towards bridging the digital divide.”
Mr. Subhash Chandra, Managing Director,Sangeetha Mobilessaid,“We are very optimistic that inclusion of Datawind tablets into our product category will drive wider penetration of tablets and in the markets that we operate customers would be delighted to know that these tablets bought from Sangeetha would be insured against theft, liquid and physical damage, which is one of the USPs of Sangeetha”
This new partnership comes close on the heels of DataWind’s partnership with HomeShop18, Spice Retail and several other virtual marketplaces.Since its product launch in India in mid-2012, DataWind has consistently ranked as one of the top players in the tablet PC segment in India. DataWind will now offers its entire product range of UbiSlate Tablet PCs and PocketSurfer Smartphones available off-the-shelf at Sangeetha Mobiles