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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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Feature phones drive mobile market, high-end segment also grows: CMR

September 17, 2016
Feature phones drive mobile market, high-end segment also grows: CMR

The mobile handset market in India made a recovery in Q2 2016 thanks to a resurgent feature phone market, according to the CMR India Monthly Mobile Handset Review. The report said that while 65.9 million handsets were shipped during the period, the percentage of feature phones grew slightly to 56.5 per cent. It was 54.9 […]

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ASSOCHAM study shows stark tele-density difference across India

July 31, 2016
ASSOCHAM study shows stark tele-density difference across India

ASSOCHAM, or The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, has released data from a study conducted on the tele-density distribution among the states of India. Tele-density refers to the number of individuals presently using a cellphone or a connected device, among every 100 individuals.

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The IoT Will Disrupt Everything – Or Will It? You Be the Judge

May 30, 2016
The IoT Will Disrupt Everything – Or Will It? You Be the Judge

Sandeep Bazaz , Industry Analyst, DataCenter and Cloud Computing, Frost & Sullivan reported that there will be billions of Internet-connected devices – 10 per household by 2020 and growing. He predicted that logistics, transport & retail would be the biggest initial users of IoT.

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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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How one billion mobile phones can change India

February 17, 2016
How one billion mobile phones can change India

Last month, India became the second country in the world after China to cross one billion mobile phone connections. This makes the little device we hold in our hands and place by our bedside every night the most used technology gadget in history. Consider the numbers: there are 160 million television sets in India. And […]

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4G phones to drive smart devices market in India

February 17, 2016
4G phones to drive smart devices market in India

Mobile handset maker Samsung India today said 4G phones will drive the smartphone market in the country on the back of increasing data speed. Samsung, one of the largest smartphone makers in the country, also claimed 60 per cent share in total shipments of 4G phones in the country last year.

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India to reach 500 million mobile phones manufacturing capacity in 2 years

February 17, 2016
India to reach 500 million mobile phones manufacturing capacity in 2 years

The telecom manufacturing segment in India is strengthening and soon Indian brands will become global brands, DoT secretary J S Deepak said. Mobile phone manufacturing would hit 500 million units in two years, he added.

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Mobile phone market set to cross 300 m devices

May 24, 2015
Mobile phone market set to cross 300 m devices

Mobile handsets market in India is expected to cross 300 million devices this year while only 46 million are likely to be built locally, says a report. “The domestic market for mobile handsets is expected to cross 300 million devices in 2015, while the number of devices being manufactured locally is expected to be only […]

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