India's 21st Convergence 2013 Expo to showcase India telecom industry
The Information and Communication Technology sector has been recognized the world-over as an important tool for socio economic development for a nation. It enables the societies to produce and apply information in greater amounts, more rapidly and atreduced costs and offer enormous opportunities for enhancing business and economic viability. Being one of the prime support services, this industry helps in rapid growth and modernization of various sectors of the economy. Driven by various policy initiatives, the Indian ICT sector witnessed a complete transformation in the last decade and is poised to take a big leap in the future also.
The Indian telecommunication industry is the second largest telecommunication network in the world in terms of number of wireless connections after China. According to Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), an economic research agency, the total subscriber base is expected to reach 1,042 million by March 2013.
Held every year, and organized by the Exhibitions India Group, one of India's finest trade promotion organization, the series of Convergence India Expos have been recognized as South Asia's largest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) event. The three day international exhibition and conference is the preferred B2B platform for companies to showcase cutting-edge technologies and interact with the policy-makers, key decision takers, research analysts, academia, media and industry peers to promote brand and generate business.
With the support from the Government of India, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and Department of Information Technology (DiT), and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, 20 editions of Convergence India expos have been successfully hosted at New Delhi.