India gets its biggest ever platform for telecom, Internet
Minister of Telecommunication Manoj Sinha on Thursday launched the India Mobile Congress 2017 (IMC 2017), the country's first and biggest ever, platform to bring together all stakeholders from Telecom, Internet & Mobility ecosystem along with ICT players, app developers, innovators and start-ups.
COAI along with K and D Communications Limited through India Mobile Congress, has addressed a long standing need which was felt especially in South Asia for a platform, which brings the entire ecosystem together and addresses issues which are more pertinent to this part of the world.
With over a billion connections the Industry in India achieved a transformative milestone. The idea to locate an International event par excellence in India is both timely and well placed. The world is now looking at affordable access and seamless connectivity for voice and data and with over 25-50 billion connected devices by 2020 , the future is truly here.
The three-day IMC will be held on 27-29 September 2017, at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi and will see participation of government bodies, Telecom Service Providers (TSPs), handset manufacturers, Internet giants, ISPs, Global technology players, AI & VR companies, Mobility leaders, Academia, Start-ups and app providers.
Sinha said, "The India Mobile Congress will be the biggest event of the telecom industry and it will bring together all stakeholders from the industry and government on a common platform. It will be an exciting opportunity for all involved to explore and achieve new heights in the world of Information and Communication Technology."