Non-compliance could result in Apple iPhones being “derecognized” from the country’s networks.
Assembling PCBs is far more complex than having them imported, the primary reason why the government wants OEMs to invest in making their PCBs in India.
The DoT's position viz a viz the installation of GPS in feature phones comes in contradiction to its earlier mandate.
Indian government extends the deadline to add support for Indian languages in mobile phones to February 2018
The body noted that implementation of local Indian languages on handsets would fuel the growth of the industry substantially.
RIL Chairman and MD Mukesh Ambani recently launched JioPhone, a 4G feature phone at a one-time fully refundable deposit of Rs 1,500 per unit.
IT minister said, handset makers have been asked to improve technology to check degradation in data speed
So far this was exempt from basic customs duty.
The ICA, which represents the mobile phone companies, had asked if A-GPS could be used to track the location of the people.
At a time when India is poised to become a global manufacturing hub for mobile phones and components, Pankaj Mohindroo, National President, Indian Cellular Association (ICA), has asked Chinese companies to partner with Indian firms for setting up a manufacturing base in the country.
Chinese mobile phone companies with their Indian counterparts will hold three-day joint summit starting October 22 here with around 20 firms having interest in setting up their manufacturing units in the country.
The government has removed basic customs duty and special additional duty proposed on charger, adaptor, batteries and wired headsets
the electronics department has suggested to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that some measures be taken to revive the Nokia plant in Chennai.