100 mn Indian mobile users want 5G, half of them won’t mind paying extra

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) More than 100 million users with 5G-ready smartphones in India wish to upgrade to a 5G subscription in 2023, while more than half of them are open to upgrading to a higher data tier plan in the next 12 months, an Ericsson (BS:) report said on Wednesday. The Indian smartphone … Read more

Chinese mobile firms plan to set up plants elsewhere amid India crackdown

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Amid India’s escalating crackdown on Chinese companies, China-based smartphone brands are now planning to set up manufacturing plants in countries like Egypt, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Nigeria, according to a Global Times report. The report, citing a Chinese executive based in India, claimed that companies will evaluate bilateral ties, market potential, … Read more

China Mobile Phone Shipment Data for July is ‘Incremental Negative’ for Chipmakers By Investing.com

© Reuters. By Senad Karaahmetovic  According to the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), the number of smartphones shipped domestically was 19.12 million, down 31% YoY and 30% MoM. China-branded mobile phone shipments were 18.28 million, down 29% YoY. Non-China branded mobile phone shipments (e.g. Apple’s iPhone) were 1.63 million, down 42% YoY. … Read more