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C-DoT's indigenous, low-cost 4G and 5G stack attracts global interest

Global vendors like Nokia and Ericsson have been selling both proprietary hardware and software integrated into one which does not give users any flexibility


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Surajeet Das Gupta New Delhi
India’s indigenously developed 4G and 5G stack — built by a consortium of C-DoT, Bharat Sanchar Nigam and Tata Consultancy Services — is attracting attention in global markets with queries coming from European countries.  

Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, explaining the new push towards exports, said that within three years, India will “get a leadership position in telecom technology”. He added: “We have got enquiries from European countries on the 4G and 5G stack built by the consortium led by C-Dot. There are Indian companies which are already exporting telecom equipment.”

One of the companies is VVDN Technologies.

Analysts say the reason for the

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First Published: Nov 22 2022 | 8:25 PM IST

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