By 2023 75-80% of the new smartphones will be 5G facilitated: ICEA

 

The India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) Chairman Pankaj Mohindroo said on Monday that by the end of 2023, 75-80 percent of the new smartphone launches will be 5G-facilitated.

 

“India as a nation is an early adopter of 5G technology. This 5G technology has opened a vast opportunity for a new generation of telecom equipment manufacturers, application providers, and internet of things (IoT), machine-2-machine (M2M), and healthcare services, among others,”-The India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) Chairman Pankaj Mohindroo told IANS.

 

“This is a huge opportunity for the nation. The government is very focused on setting up the entire semiconductor ecosystem in the country from semiconductor fab, compound semiconductors, discrete semiconductors, assembly, testing, marking, and packaging (ATMP) units, etc,” said Chairman Pankaj Mohindroo.

 

“We feel that the next focus should be ensuring skilling of the workforce for the sector and incentivizing the downstream value chain in semiconductor manufacturing,” he said.

 

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