Prasad promises to take Broadband to masses; sees India as export hub for electronics

    NEW DELHI: Telecom and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that under Digital India 2, the government would take broadband to the doorsteps in rural India through a policy push and entrepreneurship ecosystem, while highlighting that the government will work proactively to make India an export hub for electronics products. Speaking to reporters on Monday, Prasad urged Indian […]

    ‘India needs to emerge as an electronics export hub to attract investments’

    NEW DELHI: India needs to emerge and be seen as an electronics export hub to be able to tap into the new opportunities and attract investments from global handset players, a panel of top handset industry executives discussed at ETTelecom’s India Mobile Conclave on Tuesday. The panel which was moderated by IDC’s research director Navkendar Singh emphasized on how […]

    China’s ZTE Says Suppliers Need to Apply for US Export Licence

    Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp said on Wednesday its suppliers must seek licences to provide materials, in line with newly imposed US restrictions on the company. The news, confirming a Reuters report on Tuesday, comes a day after the US Commerce Department slapped export restrictions on ZTE for alleged Iran sanctions violations, a move […]