India is becoming a bigger, more important market every day, and now it's getting its own trade show from the brains behind Mobile World Congress.
Named the Indian Mobile Congress (IMC), it'll be organised by the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) and backed by GSM Association, the groups that run the original Mobile World Congress, reports The Economic Times.
The IMC, slated for September, will make up for the lack of a large international mobile congress in South East Asia. It'll be used to reach out to regional markets, said COAI Director General Rajan S Mathews, who lamented the fact that the MWC is in Europe and China but not in South East Asia.
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