India to produce 500 million mobile phones by 2020

India to produce 500 million mobile phones by 2020

‘Made in India’ phones have seen significant growth, with the number of such devices poised to touch the 50 crore mark by 2019-20, an...

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India’s telephone subscribers number shrinks marginally

India’s telephone subscribers number shrinks marginally

The number of telephone subscribers in India declined slightly from 1,210.84 million at the end of June 2017 to 1,210.71 million at the end...

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India’s New Telecom Policy may ensure Internet for all

India’s New Telecom Policy may ensure Internet for all

The New Telecom Policy, expected by March 2018, will focus on providing affordable internet access to 1.3 billion Indians and facilitate domestic manufacturing to...

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India’s 660 million population unconnected

India’s 660 million population unconnected

India had 660 million unconnected population with merely 16.8% mobile broadband penetration in 2016 among the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member countries, a new...

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Airtel, SK Telecom tie up to work on 5G

Airtel, SK Telecom tie up to work on 5G

Bharti Airtel Ltd on Wednesday said it has formed a strategic partnership with SK Telecom to leverage the South Korean telecom operator’s expertise in...

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Telecom Secretary Says India Will Create 25 Million Jobs

Telecom Secretary Says India Will Create 25 Million Jobs

Allaying fears of telecom captains, including Reliance Communications Chairman Anil Ambani, IT and Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan today said in the next seven years,...

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India’s Telecom User Base Rises 0.5% To Cross 121 Crore

India’s Telecom User Base Rises 0.5% To Cross 121 Crore

India’s telecom subscriber base grew about half a percent to cross 121 crore as of June-end, with the mobile segment accounting for the lion’s...

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India adds 6 mln cellphone users in June

India adds 6 mln cellphone users in June

India’s mobile phone customer base in June rose 0.51 percent, or a net 6 million, to reach 1.19 billion, Reuters reported quoting TRAI. “The...

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96% of mobile phones sold in India will be Made in India by 2020

96% of mobile phones sold in India will be Made in India by 2020

By 2020, almost 96 per cent of mobile phones sold in India will be locally manufactured, Economic Times reported quoting a research report by...

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Mobile manufacturing industry to touch Rs1.35 trillion by FY20

Mobile manufacturing industry to touch Rs1.35 trillion by FY20

India’s domestic mobile manufacturing industry is projected to touch Rs135,000 crore by FY2019-20, up from Rs94,000 crore in FY2016-17. Of this, the market size...

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India to Have 600 Million Broadband Connections by 2020

India to Have 600 Million Broadband Connections by 2020

Indian Communications Minister Manoj Sinha informed Parliament that the National Telecom Policy-2012 envisages 600 million broadband connections by the year 2020. He said that...

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India’s Broadband User Base Crosses 300 Mln

India’s Broadband User Base Crosses 300 Mln

The broadband subscriber base reached 300.84 in June 2017 showing a growth of 3.17% when compared to the May 2017 figure of 291.61 million....

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