- According to App Annie, Ola ranked 9th for the ride-hailing app downloads in the UK in 2018 and now it’s on 4th
- Uber remains on top of the list followed by Taxify & Bolt for ride-hailing apps.
So finally, our Ola in the UK and it’s doing pretty amazing over there! After knowing what success tastes like, ANI Technologies’ Ola is in the UK to taste success once again.
I’m sure all the NRIs will be more than happy to see desi autorickshaws (painted in green color) rolling here and there. With Ola in the UK, the company makes sure to give you a sense of nostalgia if you’ve been on the continent for a long time and haven’t visited the homeland for a long time.
What Does App Annie Have to Say About the Arrival of Ola in the UK?
App Annie is a top analytics company focused on providing insightful data related to apps, and mobile development.
If App Annie reveals something then without any doubt it’s definitely the fact. New data provided by App Annie tells that the Ola app reported a 150% growth in terms of downloads in the UK between March-May last year.
Some time ago the app was lingering somewhere in 10th and 11th place in top ride-hailing apps. But the time there was a confirmation that Ola in the UK, the app and business overseas caught all the fire and attention in days.
Is ANI Technologies Ready to Be Running in the UK?
The time couldn’t be better for the company. But the photo you see above, are not the actual cabs that will be running overseas.
A press statement shared by the company confirmed that the app doesn’t allow one to hire electric rickshaws and those green tuk-tuks. These vehicles were a part of a promotional campaign.
To encourage inclusivity for its drivers, Ola has also committed to making black cab and PHV ride options attractive to app users by ensuring they are competitively priced. Black cabs are said to be the affordable ones that come without the peak pricing features.
For Uber – (Ola’s next competitor) its major market in the UK. In London, Uber has more than 40000 driver-partners and is one of the top 10 cities of the giant.
The company has been working with local authorities across the UK to expand nationwide. Ola cabs in the UK will have DBS-screened drivers and processors that will make the ride safe and secure to passengers.
Ola claims to have more than 40,000 drivers across Australia. And more than 1 billion rides are rolled out every year.
While Ola in the UK is not only giving tough competition to Uber. Even passengers are loving the platform which is why Ola’s app is in the top 5 ride-hailing apps.