Eutelsat OneWeb has obtained the required approval to run commercial satellite broadband services in India, as its competitors, such as Reliance Jio, StarLink, and Amazon, are looking to enter the South Asian country.
On November 20, the 14 partner nations of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) announced major achievements in Supply Chain, Clean Economy, and Fair Economy during the IPEF Ministerial Meeting in San Francisco.
With the development of electronic manufacturing and electric vehicles (EVs), India, which heavily relies on imported raw materials, has recently started taking corrective measures through initiatives integrating efforts from private enterprises and academia, aiming for self-reliance in raw materials supplies, a move aligning with the US goal of establishing resilient supply chains independent of China.
Apple is reportedly looking to ramp up iPhone production in India, aiming for nearly US$1 trillion worth of iPhones by next March, a contrasting sign from declining handset shipments from China over the last seven years.
Lifted by a push to localize data and overall economic growth, India is expected to see a surge in data centers, according to CapitaLand, a real-estate company that specializes in data centers. In a conversation with Digitimes Asia, Surajit Chatterjee, managing director for Datacenter (India) at CapitaLand Investment explained that the growth is expected to be steady over the coming years.
Tata Group is reportedly looking for land to set up its semiconductor ATMP plant in southern India, a move expected to help the group build a more vertically integrated model in its electronics manufacturing venture.
As PC vendors prepared for the festive season amid the Indian government's policy to impose a management system on imported computers, PC imports and shipments rose strongly to meet the demand and avoid potential disruptions.
India announced that 27 companies got approved under the incentive schemes for locally-made computers, the second bid for the South Asian company after a lackluster response from global companies to the first trial in 2021.
India is looking to introduce direct-to-mobile (D2M) technology into handsets to reduce users' reliance on cellular networks, which has aroused opposition from telecom operators, chipset makers, and smartphone vendors.
India's wearable market remains in a high growth phase, with new competitors continuously posing threats to major brands with double-digit or even triple-digit growth. Intense competition is causing a continual decline in product prices, further driving growth in shipment volumes.
Despite efforts to encourage local manufacturing for electric vehicle (EV) chargers through local sourcing requirements, India postponed the localization date for half of the EV charger components in the latest notification, signaling difficulties for indigenization.