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Qualcomm India to provide carrier aggregation support technology to mobile makers

India: Mobile manufacturers are continuously launching new mobile models with advanced features in the Indian market. These models are equipped to adopt the 4G network to give customers the experience of high-speed internet services.

Viewing this upcoming development in the mobile world, Qualcomm India offers ‘carrier aggregation support technology’ to the mobile manufacturers such as Micromax and Samsung.

The company has two carrier aggregation solutions -the first one can be plugged into existing chipsets and another one is an inbuilt solution.

Currently, on 4G platform very limited services are available in India; however, the market is witnessing an increase in 4G devices shipment. The increase in shipment has resulted in narrowing the prices between 4G and 3G devices, making 4G devices more affordable to the customers.

The customers are more keen to buy 4G devices on the back of the development in the telecom sector. Recently, Reliance Jio announced to soon rollout 4G network in India. Airtel and Vodafone are already providing 4G services in some part of India. Hence, the consumers are also keen to be equipped with the devices which enable them to utilize advanced services.

TechSci Research depicts, India being the key market for mobile manufacturers. It is projected that the mobile production in India will reach 100 million units. With ‘Make in India’ initiative, many manufacturers have increased their production by setting up new plants in India. To get the benefit of the growing production facilities and growing adoption of mobile devices, Qualcomm India decided to supply its carrier aggregation support to the mobile manufacturers.

A recent report published by TechSci Research, “Global LTE Consumer Devices Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2020”, the global market for LTE consumer devices projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 26% during 2015-2020. Global LTE consumer devices market is witnessing rapid strides on account of rising smartphone penetration rates, improving telecom infrastructure and easing policy framework in emerging economies. Samsung and Apple are expected to continue their market domination; however, their respective market shares are expected to decline over the course of next five years.

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