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In last two years, 40 new mobile handset manufacturing units and 30 mobile components or accessory manufacturing units were set up, said government (Photo/Agency)

Make in India: Modi govt announces incentives for mobile phone manufacturing in India

Under Phased Manufacturing Programme, fiscal and financial incentives would be given to companies that set up mobile manufacturing unit in India, said MeitY

Telcos battle continues, Jio claims Airtel’s Ads misleading

Jio said that Airtel's advertisements of certain offers arean attempt to lure prospective subscribers making them believethat they will be provided 1 GB data per day for 70 days.
In first quarter of 2017, while Samsung shipped 79.2 million smartphone, Apple could only manage to ship 51.6 million. (Photo/Samsung)

Samsung continues to be No 1 smartphone maker: IDC

Despite flat growth and infamous battery explosion fiasco, South Korean smartphone major Samsung continues to be the number one smartphone maker in the world.
According to IDC, the worldwide smartphone shipments grew 4.3% in Q1 and smartphone makers shipped a total of 347.4 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2017. (Photo/Samsung)

Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Oppo, Vivo lead growth for smartphone in Q1

Smartphone majors Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Oppo, Vivo lead the growth for smartphone shipments in first quarter of 2017 which grew by 4.3%.
According to IDC, first quarter growth came from a handful of Chinese OEMs. (Photo/Agency)

Global smartphone shipments grew by 4.3% in first quarter of 2017: IDC

Worldwide smartphone shipments grew 4.3% in first quarter of 2017, which was slightly higher than previous forecast of 3.6% growth, said research firm IDC.
Over the past six months, operators like Reliance Jio and incumbents like Bharti Airtel and Vodafone have been introducing attractive offers and unleashing high-decibel marketing campaign to woo customers.

Reliance Jio Effect: Telecom subscriber base in India touches 1.18 billion

With companies like Reliance going all the way to increase their consumers, India's telecom subscriber base including mobile and landline combined, touched the 1.18 billion mark at the end of February 2017
Reliance Jio has stormed the telecom sector in India. Over the past one year, Jio has been on roller-coaster ride. It has disrupted internet on mobile. Forced big player to re-price their offerings and merged to be relevant. (Photo/Reliance)

One of the top 5 Reliance Jio services in 2017 that you are likely to use

Reliance Jio has stormed the telecom sector in India. Over the past one year, Jio has been on roller-coaster ride. It has disrupted internet on mobile. Forced big player to re-price their offerings and merged to be relevant. Although, Jio Free services has hit a road block with Trai. Here are the top five Reliance Jio services that you are likely to use in 2017.
As part of the donation, NI will equip NYU WIRELESS labs with hardware and software from its software defined radio (SDR) solutions, which researchers in both industry and academia are using to help usher in the next generation of 5G wireless communications. (Photo/Agency)

NI donates nearly $1 million in hardware and software for 5G research

The NI donation will drive mmWave communications, channel measurement and channel emulation research for 5G communication
“With the slowdown in sales in major markets, including the U.S., China and mature Western Europe, India represents the largest opportunity because it is the second-largest mobile phone market after China,” said Anshul Gupta, research director at Gartner. (Photo/Agency)

Smartphones sale in India to be 62% of all mobile phones sales in 2018: Report

Smartphones in India are expected to account for 62 percent of all mobile phones sales in India in 2018, said research firm Gartner. As the Indian cellular market goes through consolidation and aggressive 4G roll out, demand for smartphones will continue to grow. With smartphone penetration maturing in many...
The pack is available at different price points like ₹5,000 for 30-days, ₹3,500 for 10-days, ₹2,500 for 7-days and ₹500 for every 24-hours. (Photo/Agency)

Vodafone unlimited international roaming plans launched in India

Vodafone unlimited international roaming pack is available at different price points like ₹5,000 for 30-days, ₹3,500 for 10-days, ₹2,500 for 7-days and ₹500 for every 24-hours.