CMAI/TEMA For Mobile

CMAI is also known Communications Mobile Association of India. CMAI along with TEMA (Equipment Manufacturers Association of India) is India’s OLDEST and most experienced association handling mobile industry advocacy for more than 25 years operating on India and global platform.

It works for mobile/cellular sector as a whole including mobile services and mobile handsets. The membership encompasses operators, handset manufacturers, application developers, wireless technology companies.

CMAI/TEMA is part of more than 100 Government committees for mobile including issues related to licensing, spectrum, standards, quality, testing and manufacturing, organization of conferences, exhibitions, and international delegations.     

CMAI ….early initiators in Mobile Sector
The journey in mobile started in 1990s with Cordless Telephones, RAX, police wireless sets and Motorola car radio, brick sized mobile handset, satellite communications etc.
Way back in nineties CMAI/TEMA were stakeholders and advocated the opening of radio paging, public radio trunk services and cellular services in India. It was actively engaged in licensing and approval processes. It was first to frame standard/specifications for cordless telephones and the liberalization in India started with first opening of manufacturing of cordless telephones in Government sector with 51% equity compulsory. It was involved in securing one of first three licenses for cordless telephone manufactures and the first ever technology import and approval of cordless in India. The journey then extended to Radio Paging, Satellite Communications, MARR and Digital Radios etc. etc. It was in involved in the India’s first ever manufacture of 2GHZ Digital Radios and technology collaborations.


CMAI/TEMA Activities for Mobile Industry

  1. TEMA/CMAI was first to organize the first ever Mobile Handset Group meeting on 18th October, 2010 at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi under chairmanship of Dr Dilip Modi, Chairman Spice Group, which was joined by several brands and mobile manufacturers. The agenda discussed was:
  2.           1.Brief Status of Indian Mobiles
              2.Clarity on Government policies on imports, Duties, specifications. SAR etc.
              3. Strategy for development of Indian mobiles.
              4. Administrative matters for the Group
              5.Meetings to be planned in near future for Indian mobiles with Government and others

  3. TEMA/CMAI was first to organize the first ever Mobile Handset Group meeting on 18th October, 2010 at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi under chairmanship of Dr Dilip Modi, Chairman Spice Group, which was joined by several brands and mobile manufacturers. The agenda discussed was:
  4. Click here for CMAI/TEMA Update circulars on Mobile Industry.( This will be sent later)

  5. CMAI/TEMA implementing Mobile Manufacturing Hub at Hyderabad, Telangana with Shenzhen Mobile Communication Association.
  6. Click here for MOU   http://www.cmai.asia/pdf/MOU.pdf

  7. CMAI/TEMA organizes of its own Mobile Exhibitions in India –ICOMM and China Shenzhen, Shanghai; and associates with co organizers at Korea, Taiwan, Dubai, Barcelona, Las Vegas USA, Japan

  8. CMAI/TEMA organizes Mobile specific Exhibitions at China, Shenzhen, Shanghai and India since 2011.  CMAI also cooperates for Mobile expo at Singapore, Las Vegas, USA, Japan, Korea, Taiwan etc. Some of the expos organized are:
    ii) CMAI/TEMA organizes international Mobile/ICT Summit and Awards
    Click for details:   www.ictwca.com

    iii) CMAI/TEMA organizes Mobile conferences and seminars in India and abroad

    iv)Glob Mobile Phone & Future Tech Conference and Expo” held at Grand Hotel, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi on 20-21 June, 2016

    v)China Int’l Mobile Sci-Tech Sci-Tech Sci-Tech Sci-Tech Exhibition Exhibition Exhibition Exhibition 2010