Mobile World Congress is a global flagship event for telecom and mobile industry. This year, India will be organising its first mobile congress in September with a special focus on reaching out to the South East Asian markets.

“There is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and an edition in Shanghai. There is nothing in between for South East Asia. India is emerging as one of the global leaders in telecom which we will also showcase in the Indian Mobile Congress,” Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) director general Rajan S. Mathews told PTI.

The initiative is being led by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) in association with Department of Telecom and the Ministry of Electronics and IT. Mathews also revealed that the GSM Association, which organises annual global event of Mobile World Congress (MWC), has agreed to associate with the three-day event that will be held at Pragati Maidan starting 27 September 2017.