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The bright spot

But India must overcome barriers in the smartphones market

Business Standard Editorial Comment  |  New Delhi 

The mobile industry is a relatively bright spot in a slow global economy, as mobile penetration is still growing. The recent Mobile World Congress (MWC 2016) in Barcelona saw the industry showcasing new products and discussing new trends. There was an emphasis on Virtual Reality (VR) headsets, smart watches and other wearable technology, and on smarter, faster phones with longer-lasting batteries and bigger screens. The transition from wired to wireless and from big screen to small screen has changed many paradigms. There are big implications for e-commerce, advertising, marketing, gaming, ...

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