Move over Barcelona! India has got its own international mobile event – India Mobile Congress. India is the second largest smartphone market in the world. It was due time that a country with millions of smartphones got its own international mobile event. The tech geeks in the country are excited about this event that is to be held on the 27th to 29th September 2017. India Mobile world Congress venue is set to be the famous Pragati Maidan of Delhi.
Indian Mobile Congress Organisers:
The idea of India Mobile Congress was conceptualised by Telecom industry body Cellular Operators’ Association of India (COAI). It came to reality in association with the Department of Telecommunications and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
Companies participating in the India Mobile Congress:
The companies who confirmed their presence include- Nokia, Huawei, Samsung, Facebook, Google, Cisco, Intel, Qualcomm, Airtel, Vodafone, Idea, Aircel, Telenor, Reliance Jio, Spreadtrum and more.
Some associations like National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom), Internet and Mobile Association of India, Indian Cellular Association, and Internet Service Providers’ Association of India will also be present at the India Mobile Congress.
Besides, telecom service providers, various start-ups, companies into artificial intelligence and robotics will also participate. The organisers say if you have an idea of a startup and want that idea to be displayed to the world you can use this platform to showcase it to the world.
Mobiles launching in the Indian Mobile Congress:
A lot of smartphone companies from a total of 8-10 countries are set to showcase their products at the India Mobile Congress. LG has already announced that it will launch a couple of smartphones from its k series line up. A much rumoured Nokia 2 can also be expected.
Similar Events in the rest of the World :
There are a number of events that are organised to showcase the technology in the mobile world. The most notable of which is the Mobile World Congress that is held in Barcelona in February or March each year. It is host to 208 countries and around 2300 exhibitors showcase their products.
Mobile world congress is also held in Shanghai.
It is a matter of great honour that India has finally got India Mobile Congress to represent the Indian technology to the world.