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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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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 has 2800000 mobile phone users currently

June 11, 2017
India has 2800000 mobile phone users currently

India’s mobile subscriber base may soon cross one billion mark. According to a Bloomberg Quint report, Indian telecom industry added a net 2.8 million mobile subscribers in April 2017. Cellular Operators Association of India stated by end April, India had 934.6 million mobile phone subscribers, an increase of 21% from the previous year. However, a […]

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Nokia becomes India’s most trusted mobile phone brand for 2017

April 8, 2017
Nokia becomes India’s most trusted mobile phone brand for 2017

Nokia has emerged as India’s most trusted brand for 2017 in the mobile phones category and ranks 14 among the 1000 most trusted brands in India, based on a study by TRA Research. The company is also dominating the personal gadgets super-category domain in the listings as it climbed a spot higher from 2016. The […]

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iPhone is India’s most reputed mobile phone

January 22, 2017
iPhone is India’s most reputed mobile phone

US-based multinational brand, iPhone, has been declared as the most reputed mobile phone brand in India in a recent study. The company had the highest positive media appearances. Interestingly, at second place is Samsung Mobiles of South Korea despite the controversies surrounding its Note 7. However, it’s Brand Rep (reputation) Score of 67 percent is […]

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India is most lucrative in mobile phone accessories market

January 22, 2017
India is most lucrative in mobile phone accessories market

In a recent report released by Future Market Insights, it has been predicted that India will be a major consumer base for mobile phones and accessories globally. According to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), over one billion mobile phones were being used in India by the end of September 2016. Such staggering statistical […]

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