TRAI slashes mobile number portability charges to Rs 4 from Rs 19 per porting

TRAI slashes mobile number portability charges to Rs 4 from Rs 19 per porting

Keeping in view the upsurge in mobile number portability (MNP) requests, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has decided to slash its rate to Rs 4 per successful porting from Rs 19 earlier. The TRAI arrived at the decision...
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95 companies have set up mobile plants in India: IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

95 companies have set up mobile plants in India: IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday that 95 mobile manufacturing companies have set up their plants under the new government. “Today, 95 mobile manufacturing factories have come in India and India is becoming a big hub of...
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Five Reasons Mobile Marketing Is Becoming Even More Important

Five Reasons Mobile Marketing Is Becoming Even More Important

Businesses need to start adapting their marketing efforts to keep up with the advances in technology. Mobile device adoption rates are increasing at an incredible rate, surpassing 80% in 2016 alone. Even more importantly, average smartphone conversion rates a...
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Budget 2017: Mobile Phones Prices Likely to See 1-2 Percent Hike, Says Counterpoint

Budget 2017: Mobile Phones Prices Likely to See 1-2 Percent Hike, Says Counterpoint

With the Union Budget 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley levied a 2 percent Special Additional Duty (SAD) on imported populated PCBs for use in the manufacturing of mobile phones. The new customs duty is likely to affect the pricing of...
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Budget 2017: ‘Made in India’ Mobile Phones Likely to See Price Hike

Budget 2017: ‘Made in India’ Mobile Phones Likely to See Price Hike

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday presented the Union Budget 2017-18 with some changes in customs duties to “provide adequate protection to [the] domestic industry.” The government has imposed Special Additional Duty (SAD) on populated pri...
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270 Million Mobile Phones Expected to Be Shipped in India This Year: CMR

270 Million Mobile Phones Expected to Be Shipped in India This Year: CMR

The Indian market is estimated to ship 270 million mobile phones in 2017, of which 130 million (48 percent) will be smartphones, Gurgaon-based market research firm CyberMedia Research (CMR) said on Wednesday. Samsung continues to remain the leader and its...
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