India will be organizing its own first-ever Mobile World Congress this year in September with a special focus on reaching out to the South East Asian markets.
The GSM Association, which is responsible for organising annual global event of Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, has agreed to associate with COAI in the organization of this three-day mobile technology fiesta in the country.
There is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and an edition in Shanghai. There is nothing in between for South East Asia. India is emerging as one of the global leaders in telecom which we will also showcase in the Indian Mobile Congress. - COAI Director General Rajan S Mathew
Tech giants like Facebook, Huawei, Ericsson, Cisco, and Indian mobile and hardware companies are expected participate in this mobile congress.
We have held a meeting with official representatives of other governments as well. We have asked other Indian business association to come together and be part of it. The event will focus on knowledge sharing, exhibition, start-ups, skill development and all pillars of Digital India including Make in India.The three-day mobile technology fiesta will be organized at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, starting September 27. However there's no information regarding the registration process. We'll be sure to keep you updated, So start packing your bags and collecting your gears for this first-ever India MWC!