India’s smartphone market leader Xiaomi requested the Indian government to provide manufacturing incentives and lower import taxes, amid heavy scrutiny levied at Chinese companies in the country.
Bangladesh operator Grameenphone has launched “AppCity”, which it says is the country’s first cross-platform app marketplace that serves as both an app store and an API hub.
Nokia announced it signed a multi-year patent cross-license agreement with Chinese smartphone vendor vivo.
Indian conglomerate Tata Group is reportedly in talks to partner with Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Pegatron to set up an iPhone factory in India, as Apple aims to shift its reliance on Chinese manufacturing.
Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus and Reliance Jio partnered to set up a 5G innovation lab in India.