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Apple, Inc set to open new $25 million tech center in Hyderabad, India by June

02/12/2016, 07:02 pm

Apple is reportedly opening its first technology development located in India, on 250,000 sq ft of land within the IT corridor of Hyderabad, next to facilities for Microsoft, Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant, reportedly within Tishman Speyer's WaveRock facility.

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Indian government ready to push through approval of local Apple Stores - report

02/08/2016, 09:02 am

The Indian government is said to be preparing to fast-track approval of the country's first Apple Stores, detouring normal rules about foreign ownership.

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Apple's iPhone sales up 133% in rapidly growing Middle East & Africa region

12/29/2015, 03:12 pm

While smartphone sales growth is slowing in many mature markets, annual shipments in the Middle East & Africa grew by 31 percent in Q3, nearly 3x faster than the global rate. Apple's premium iPhone sales grew by 133 percent in the region to enter the top five vendors by volume.

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Apple continues price adjustments in India, drops iPhone 6s series by up to 16%

12/21/2015, 09:12 am

Pricing on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in India has been reduced by between 11 and 16 percent, reflecting Apple's most aggressive approach yet with a new flagship handset in the world's second-most-populous country.

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Apple slashes iPhone 5s price in India by almost half

12/14/2015, 12:12 pm

Apple on Monday cut the price of the iPhone 5s in India down to 24,999 rupees ($372), a sharp reduction from the 44,500 rupees ($663) the device was selling for in September.

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Apple crossed $1 billion sales mark in India in 2015, official data shows

11/19/2015, 11:11 am

Apple achieved its first $1 billion in Indian sales in an annual period ending last March, according to newly-published data from India's Registrar of Companies.

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Apple to launch official retail presence in India with Croma partnership

10/12/2015, 06:10 pm

Consumers in India will soon get a taste of the Apple Store experience as local electronics chain Croma is preparing to launch store-within-a-store outlets at six locations in Mumbai and Bangalore.

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Apple to greatly expand retail presence in India with 500 'Authorized Mobility Resellers'

07/27/2015, 11:07 am

As a part of its newly-invigorated attempt to improve sales in India, Apple is reportedly working to help launch 500 "Authorized Mobility Reseller" locations in 12 different cities.

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Apple looks to hire government affairs specialist in Indian market push

07/22/2015, 09:07 pm

Apple is looking to hire its first government affairs officer in India as part of an overarching plan to more aggressively target the growing market, according to a local report.

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Apple aims to double retail footprint, iPhone sales in India with help of new distribution deals

06/15/2015, 01:06 pm

Apple has signed a deal with a fifth Indian smartphone distributor, Optiemus Group, as part of a campaign to more than double retail reach and hence double iPhone sales in each of the next three years, a report said on Monday.

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Foxconn may build Apple iPhone plant in India, could reduce local costs

06/11/2015, 09:06 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is reportedly in talks to open a new iPhone assembly plant in India, potentially allowing the handset to achieve lower prices and boost sales in the growing market.

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Signs point to iPhone 6 driving record sales for Apple in China, India

01/12/2015, 12:01 pm

During its quarterly earnings call later this month, Apple is expected to announce record-breaking holiday iPhone sales bolstered by unprecedented demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in major emerging markets China and India, new evidence suggests.

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Apple's iPhone 6 & 6 Plus gain radio certification in China, but release date still uncertain

09/18/2014, 09:09 am

Following the somewhat surprising news that Apple's next-generation iPhones would not launch in China --now one of the company's most important markets --on the same day as their global release, a report from the Asian nation's state-run media confirms that the devices are still awaiting regulatory approval.

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Shifting currencies lead to 'stealth' price drop for Apple in emerging markets

10/01/2013, 09:10 am

As emerging market currencies fall against the U.S. dollar, Apple appears to have chosen not to raise its prices, possibly signaling Cupertino's intention to use the devaluations to increase market share.

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Apple debuts new iPhone discounts, subsidies to gain ground in India

05/20/2013, 02:05 pm

Apple is continually trying new methods to get its products into the hands of Indian consumers, and the Cupertino company recently rolled out a range of new offers to attract iPhone buyers in the world's second-most populous country.

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Cheap smartphones besting Apple, Samsung in growing Indian market sales

04/12/2013, 09:04 am

Local smartphone makers in India with aggressively low prices are outselling worldwide market leaders Apple and Samsung, according to new data.

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Apple TV launches in India for Rs. 7,900

02/19/2013, 09:02 am

Almost a year after the device launched in the U.S., Apple has brought its newest Apple TV to India, and the company is currently looking to develop partnerships to stream content directly to TVs through the device.

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Apple's iPhone sales up threefold in India as company turns to payment plans

02/11/2013, 07:02 am

Apple is taking much of what it learned while making inroads into the world's largest cellphone market in China and applying that knowledge to help it crack the vast opportunity present in India, where the company is working with distributors to mitigate the up-front costs of acquiring an iPhone in the country.

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