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
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