Technology giant Apple and other global players are exploring opportunities to invest in India's electronic segment, which has attracted investments of over Rs. 1,20,000 crores so far, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.
Reiterating India's support to multi-stakeholder model for governing Internet, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said there should be focus on security also which is the primary responsibility of governments.
Mobile phone production in the country has more than doubled to 110 million in 2015-16 on the back of duty rationalisation announced in the previous Budget, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Tuesday.
A total of 29,000 new telecom towers were installed by private telecom operators across the country after government took strong exception to the problem of call drops, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.
As many as 955 million mobile phone connections have been taken by India's 1.2 billion population, Lok Sabha was informed.
Terming India as an important player in Internet governance, Telecom MinisterRavi Shankar Prasad said the future architecture of the Web should not be a prerogative of a few and should be open to all.