The Indian government is working on developing an Indian mobile phone brand, a minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw, whose portfolio includes communications, said this week.
IDC reported the Indian smartphone market was flat with a 1% uptick in shipments totalling 146 million units in 2023.
Nokia and Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo reached a resolution and threw out their lawsuits from the Indian high court which was originally filed by the Finnish company.
India’s smartphone market leader Xiaomi requested the Indian government to provide manufacturing incentives and lower import taxes, amid heavy scrutiny levied at Chinese companies in the country.
Bangladesh operator Grameenphone has launched “AppCity”, which it says is the country’s first cross-platform app marketplace that serves as both an app store and an API hub.