Mappls MapmyIndia, an Indian-made maps and navigation app, was the primary app within the Apple iOS App Retailer in all classes, in addition to the primary app within the navigation class, whereas Google Maps is the seventh hottest app within the Apple App Retailer. Additionally it is the highest rated app within the Maps & Navigation class on the Android Google Play retailer.
The Mappls app is ranked among the many prime 15 apps within the Google Play retailer in all classes, outperforming another app in associated classes (maps & navigation, and journey & native). Google Maps just isn’t within the prime 100 Google Play Retailer apps.
The app is backed by probably the most superior primary mapping knowledge and know-how, permitting all customers to have the neatest, most secure and most correct maps and navigation expertise within the nation.
In 2004, the corporate created India’s very first on-line mapping platform and portal, MapmyIndia.com (now known as Mappls.com).
Chatting with News18 in regards to the success, Rohan Verma, CEO and Director of MapmyIndia & Mappls, stated: “The overwhelming majority, 95% of individuals from India have primarily downloaded the Mappls app, because the app is principally centered on offering map details about this nation. This additionally occurred at a time once we had been simply not doing commercials. Some NRIs from the US, Canada, and the Center East are additionally downloading the app, however principally as a result of they need to see their nation.”
“Up to now few months, individuals have abruptly realized why use Google Maps when the Mapples app offers a lot element. All of it occurred very organically, we by no means paid any influencer to make a video about this, we didn’t search for any promoting, however individuals began speaking about it, and one after the other individuals began utilizing this software,” he added.
With reference to launching the app in different international locations, Verma stated that finally the corporate could have one thing deliberate, however at current, given the massive dimension of the market in India, the main target is on serving to a whole lot of tens of millions of residents with safer street mapping options equivalent to junction viewing, pace restrict warnings, fares and price of en route journey, security alerts for upcoming pace breakers, sharp curves and potholes.
“We need to remedy India’s issues and work primarily for this nation, and in the end we need to go worldwide. However now the main target is on India,” Verma stated.