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The India smartphone market starts the year 2018 with its strongest ever first quarter shipments

May 18, 2018
The India smartphone market starts the year 2018 with its strongest ever first quarter shipments

According to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the India smartphone market saw a shipment of 30.0 million units in 2018Q1, making it the strongest start to a year and maintaining a healthy year on year growth of 11 percent. However, the market remained almost flat compared to the previous quarter 2017Q4. […]

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India Smartphone Market Finishes Strong with 124 Million Total Shipment Units in 2017

May 18, 2018
India Smartphone Market Finishes Strong with 124 Million Total Shipment Units in 2017

According to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the Indian smartphone market witnessed a healthy 14 percent annual growth with a total shipment of 124 million units in 2017, making it the fastest growing market amongst the top 20 smartphone markets globally. The market resumed its double-digit growth after a temporary slowdown […]

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Indian mobile manufacturing to touch Rs 132,000 crore

May 18, 2018
Indian mobile manufacturing to touch Rs 132,000 crore

Indian mobile manufacturing industry is expected to touch Rs 132,000 crore by the end of 2018, Electronics and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. India manufactured about 110 million mobile phones in 2015-16 as compared to 60 million in 2014-15, a growth of over 90 per cent. In value terms, India’s mobile manufacturing industry produced […]

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Smartphone prices have fallen in India

January 8, 2018
Smartphone prices have fallen in India

To everyone’s agreement, we can say that the year 2017 will be remembered as the year of transition for the smartphone industry, says a report in Financial Express. The industry in India witnessed major disruptions that fueled the demand for smartphones in the country. The government’s Digital India initiative and demonetisation and the subsequent rise […]

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Teledensity decreases to 91.56 per cent in September

January 8, 2018
Teledensity decreases to 91.56 per cent in September

The overall teledensity in India marginally decreased to 91.56% in September 2017, compared with 93.71% in August 2017 due to a decline in the urban subscriber base, says India Ratings. 168.2% urban teledensity in September 2017, compared with 174% in August 2017, whereas rural teledensity was flat at 56.3% representing untapped growth opportunity. Subscriber growth […]

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Access Softek mobile banking platform integrates Ondot card control

October 3, 2017
Access Softek mobile banking platform integrates Ondot card control

Ondot Systems, the leading provider of mobile-based card services platforms, has integrated its solution with Access Softek to deliver a unified mobile banking and card control experience to financial institutions. Ondot’s and Access Softek’s mobile banking and card services platform provides users with a unified application that can control all card settings with just a […]

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Ondot Systems: Fortifying a House of Cards

October 3, 2017
Ondot Systems: Fortifying a House of Cards

Banks and credit unions in the USA are finding new ways to empower their cardholders with proactive control and instant visibility over their transactions. Greater customer engagement and confidence in card security is driving card usage while lowering fraud costs. It also has positive implications for legislative compliance, according to Ondot Systems Inc. Two cars […]

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India to produce 500 million mobile phones by 2020

September 17, 2017
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 official said today. “In 2014, we produced 6 crore mobile phones. In 2016-17, we produced 17.5 crore mobile phones and we are well on path to producing 50 crore mobile phones […]

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

August 29, 2017
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 share of growth, reports BloombergQuint. Broadband subscriber base, dominated by mobile users, topped 30 crore from 29.16 crore in May. Only Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, BSNL, Vodafone and Idea Cellular were […]

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