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ASEAN, BIMSTEC nations to participate in India Mobile Congress: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union today said the Mobile Congress, the biggest telecom industry event in the country, has received interests from ASEAN and BIMSTEC countries besides the US, and

"This year we will also be honoured by the presence of our friends from ASEAN and BIMSTEC which will lend a global connect to our exchanges," the said at a curtain raiser event of Mobile (IMC).

The three-day event will start on October 25, 2018.

said this year event "will focus on network of future like 5G, technologies shaping our life like robotics, autonomous vehicles, start-ups, etc".

"We will be looking to partner with potential creators of new technologies. is the third largest hub for startups. will create opportunities for startups to partner with others in the industries," Sudararajan said.

She said state governments will also participate in

"is aspiring to be biggest telecom sector business, innovation and information exchange platform. We have received support from embassies of the US, the UK, Sweden, and secretariat," said.

The biggest telecom sector event is organised annually by Association in Barcelona, Spain-Mobile World

"Everyone cannot afford to travel to We want to develop IMC to benefit Asian countries," Mathews said.

The for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a regional grouping of seven nations of and These countries are Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 22:20 IST