India to organize its first mobile congress?


India will organize its first Mobile congress in September with an exceptional focus on reaching the South East Asian markets.

COAI director general Rajan S Mathews said “There is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and an edition in Shanghai. There is nothing in between for South East Asia. India is emerging as one of the global leaders in telecom which we will also showcase in the Indian Mobile Congress,”

He also mentioned that the Department of Telecom and the Ministry of Electronics and IT have laid their focus on Indian Mobile Congress and Cellular Operators Association of India will drive it.

The GSM Association, which organizes yearly worldwide event of Mobile World Congress (MWC) here, has consented to associate with the three-day event that will be held at Pragati Maidan beginning September 27, he said.

“We have held meeting with official representatives of other governments as well,” Mathews said.

He said that all Indian portable administrators, Facebook, Huawei , Ericsson, Cisco and so on are probably going to be part of the Mobile congress.

Mathew also told that that they have asked other Indian business associations also to come together and be part of the event. The event will focus on exhibition, knowledge sharing ,startups, skill development and also all pillars of Digital India which includes Make in India

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Madhurima Goyal, From ITvoir News Desk