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

August 29, 2017
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 Enixta. India is set to increase its domestic localisation rate, says the report titled ‘Indian Mobile Phone market: Emerging Opportunities for fulfilling India’s Digital Economy Dream’, released by Enixta, an artificial […]

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Mobile manufacturing industry to touch Rs1.35 trillion by FY20

August 29, 2017
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 of domestic manufacturing of smartphones is expected to be Rs120,200 crore by FY2019-20, Livemint reported citing industry body Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). According to the report titled Indian […]

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Indian government sends notice to 21 mobile phone makers

August 29, 2017
Indian government sends notice to 21 mobile phone makers

Indian government has sent notices to all smartphone makers including a majority of Chinese manufacturers, asking them to provide the framework as well as the procedures they follow for data security, in a bid to ensure the privacy of users’ data. As per the reports of PTI, non-Chinese phone makers such as Apple, Samsung, BlackBerry […]

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India: Mobile manufacturing growing at a fast pace

September 17, 2016
India: Mobile manufacturing growing at a fast pace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India mission has achieved some success in boosting mobile manufacturing and assembling in the country. The number of handsets manufactured in India nearly doubled in FY16 from the previous year, said Ravi Shankar Prasad, information technology minister, at a recent event.

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Mobile Phones Production in India to Reach 500 Million in 2 years

February 17, 2016
Mobile Phones Production in India to Reach 500 Million in 2 years

India may reach production of 500 million units in next two years on the back of an incentive policy and availability of good talent as the country becoming a global hub for manufacturing of mobile phones, a top official of Department of Telecom (DoT) said. In 2015, production of mobile phones in the country has […]

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Ericsson to make India hub for telecom equipment exports

February 17, 2016
Ericsson to make India hub for telecom equipment exports

Swedish telecom equipment maker, Ericsson, will be making India a hub for exports to South East Asia West Asia and Sub Saharan Africa. Ericsson was the first telecom vendor to set up manufacturing operation in India in 1994 and now has added this export oriented facility.

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Telecom equipment imports rise 20%

March 11, 2015
Telecom equipment imports rise 20%

India’s telecom equipment imports increased 20% to Rs. 74,116 crore last fiscal, according to the government data. These imports stood at Rs. 61,539.01 crore in 2012-13, while they were Rs. 74,116.21 crore in 2013-14, the data added.

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Mobile phone manufacturing plays spoiler

January 22, 2015
Mobile phone manufacturing plays spoiler

In2014, India’s handset production more than halved from the previous year to 58 million. At a time when India is pushing its domestic manufacturing through Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ pitch – and going the extra mile to promote the programme at the Davos summit – the sorry state of mobile handset production […]

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DoT urges vendors to get global suppliers to set up plant in India

June 3, 2013
DoT urges vendors to get global suppliers to set up plant in India

The telecom department has asked network vendors to convince their global component suppliers to set up manufacturing lines in India, according to people familiar with the matter, a move that can help them comply with norms on local value addition.

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