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FDI inflows to India during April-December 2018

The data released from the Ministry of Commerce and Industries shows that the FDI inflows to India contracted by 7 per cent to USD 33.49 billion during April-December in the financial year 2018-19. Key Facts about FDI inflow to India The FDI inflow during April-December 2018-19 at USD 33.49 was 7 per cent lower than Read More…

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Foreign Direct Investment to India

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has released the data related to the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows during April-September 2018-19. The important aspects from this data: The Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India was declined by 11 per cent to USD 22.66 billion during April-September period of 2018-19. The FDI inflows during April-September 2017-18 Read More…

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India attracts $209 billion FDI in 2014-2017: Government

India has attracted reaching US $208.99 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) during April 2014 to December 2017 period. The main sectors that received maximum FDI include services, computer software and hardware, telecommunications, construction, trading and automobile. Key Facts Foreign investments are considered crucial for India as it needs around 1 trillion dollars for overhauling its Read More…

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Balong 5G01 chipset: Huawei unveils world’s first 5G chip

Chinese electronic device and smartphone maker Huawei has unveiled Balong 5G01,  world’s first 5G chip at Mobile World Congress 2018 held in Barcelona, Spain. The company also showed its f5G-ready CPE equipment. Balong 5G01 chipset The chip has been designed and manufactured by Huawei. It offers 3GPP standard 5G connectivity and provides downlink speeds of Read More…

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Andhra Pradesh inks MoU with Alphabet InC.’s X to adopt FSOC technology

Andhra Pradesh government has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Alphabet InC.’s X (Google X) to bring Free Space Optical Communication (FSOC) technology to India. The purpose of the FSOC project is to provide high quality & affordable digital services through internet under state government’s Fiber grid project. Key Facts By using FSOC technology, Andhra Read More…

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India Mobile Congress (IMC 2017) to be held in September

India Mobile Congress 2017 (IMC 2017) is scheduled to be held as a three day event from 27th to 29th September 2017 in New Delhi. This was announced by the Union Minister for Communications Manoj Sinha. This is the first time India is all set to host its own mobile mega show. The Indian telecom market is the second-largest in Read More…

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India ranks 138 in 2016 ICT Development Index

India has been ranked 138th in the 2016 ICT Development Index out of a total of 175 countries. In 2015, India ranked 135th position. The index was released as part of the annual Measuring the Information Society Report for 2016 of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). What is ICT Development Index (IDI)? The ICT Development Read More…

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