Uninor, today announced the launch of 9 Uninor Franchise Express outlets - across small towns and district headquarters of Andhra Pradesh. These branded stores will serve as a one stop service point for existing and prospective Uninor customers across towns with population of 50,000 to 1.5 lakhs. The launch is a reinforcement of Uninor’s commitment to extend its reach and services to both urban and rural regions in Andhra Pradesh.
Online PR News – 23-December-2010 – – The 9 stores have been launched in Kamareddy, Armor, Kazipet, Guntakal, Yemiganur, Hindupur, Sircilla, Sidhipet and Jagtiyal districts of the state. The outlets have been designed using an interesting retail format which aims to provide an all round brand experience about Uninor’s offers and services for its customers. Customers can walk into these stores and avail anything from a Sim Card, Recharge coupon, Handsets/Accessories to Sim replacements, Caller tune activations and much more - making these stores a one stop telecom solution store for customers residing in small and midsized towns of AP.
These Uninor Franchisee Express outlets will be compact sized with an area of 60 to 100 sq ft.
Speaking on the launch of these special outlets, Mr. Satish Kumar Kannan, Business Head – AP Circle, Uninor said, “The idea of launching these compact Uninor retail stores is to reach out to customers across large and small towns of the state. We want to provide the same level of brand experience and customer service to our customers, their location notwithstanding. The Franchisee Express outlets are a part of our philosophy that we need to come closer to our customers, so that whenever a customer needs our services, we are able to address it effectively and efficiently in the least possible time. For us, it’s always been People First.”
Uninor, which launched its services in Andhra Pradesh a little over a year ago has established its presence across 23 districts, 500 towns and over 1500 villages in the state. Servicing the vast geography through 8 Company owned outlets, 32 Franchisee owned outlets, 9 Franchisee express outlets and with presence in over 360 Modern Trade outlets – Uninor has plans of expanding Uninor Franchise Express outlets across many more smaller towns in the next few months.
About Unitech Wireless and Uninor:
Uninor is the brand name for Unitech Wireless - the joint venture company of India’s second largest diversified real estate major Unitech Ltd. and the Norway based world’s 6th largest mobile services provider Telenor Group. The Telenor Group has invested INR 6135.63 crores through new shares in the joint venture to hold 67.25% stake in the company.
Unitech Wireless holds a pan-India UAS license to offer mobile telephony services in each of India’s 22 circles. It has also received spectrum to roll out these services in 21 of the 22 circles. At present, Uninor services are available in 13 circles - UP (West), UP (East), Bihar, Orissa, Kolkata, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Mumbai, Maharashtra and Gujarat.