India Mobile Congress 2017: First And Biggest Ever Mobile Event In India Is Going On

Today, at New Delhi, India’s first and biggest mobile, internet and technology event, India Mobile Congress was kicked off. The opening ceremony was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Minister Manoj Sinha, Ministry of Communication.

The inauguration ceremony was also graced by industry leaders, including Mukesh Ambani, Bharti Mittal, Kumar Mangalam Birla, and others. Speaking at the event, Minister Shri Manoj called the event a proud moment for the country.

“This platform is a much-awaited event in the country which has over a billion subscribers and has seen tremendous growth,” he added.

The event will span over a period of 3 days and feature 21 sessions. It’ll be covering themes like Digital India, Startup India, Internet Governance, 5G Future, etc.

It’s expected that the event will attract more than 500 startups, 2,000 delegates from Indian and other countries. The event’s principal partner is Google.

Aruna Sundararajan, Telecom Secretary, said that by 2019 India will have 1 million hotspots and bring better internet connectivity to rural India.

Stay tuned, more updates are coming.


Adarsh Verma

Adarsh Verma

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