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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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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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