handset major Motorola has retained its second position
- world-wide as well as in India - as it expanded its
global market share to 22 per cent in the second quarter
of the year, the company said while announcing its quarterly
company posted a record 46 per cent increase in sales
at $7,140 million and a 62 per cent rise in operating
earnings at $799 million - an all-time high for the company
both in terms of volume and earnings.
said it had achieved an eight percentage point increase
in sales over the second quarter in 2005, across all high
growth markets in west Asia, India, South East Asia and
second quarter earnings were boosted mainly from rising
sales in China and India, say analyasts.
has launched a number of low-cost handsets in India and
other emerging markets in a bid to expand their market
share. The company also increased its brand strength and
market share in the Americas and retained the second position
with a growing brand image
in Europe, Asia and the emerging high-growth markets.
Motorola also expanded its market share in China to more
than 20 per cent from around 11 per cent the year-ago