GUWAHATI, Dec 7: MediaTek reiterated its commitment to powering disruptive technologies, R&D capabilities, and opportunities for expanding India’s footprint in the coming year. The company is upbeat on 5G prospects in 2022 and looks at expanding its portfolio in India with a comprehensive range of mainstream, premium, and flagship products. This was announced on the sidelines of the 9th edition of MediaTek Technology Diaries – “Unlocking the Future”, focused on the latest technology trends from MediaTek and the smartphones/smart devices market in India.
“We at MediaTek are focused on making 2022 a year aimed at rapid growth, business success, and substantial expansion in our R&D capabilities. Our journey has been sustained, and we have grown consistently in size and revenue. 2021 is significant for us as we have, with the launch of the MediaTek Dimensity 9000, covered the entire spectrum from flagship to the mainstream. This year has also been a significant one in terms of our expansion and scaling efforts. We have been hiring extensively and are ramping up capabilities across our facilities in India,” said Anku Jain, managing director, MediaTek India.
“This is for the first time in any tech transition in India that a strong device ecosystem will precede the commercial launch of services. By the time we have official 5G services kicking in, India might already have over 50 million active 5G devices”, said Tarun Pathak, research director, Counterpoint Research.
Sharing key highlights from the ‘The Connected Indian – 2021’ Report, Faisal Kawoosa, founder & chief Analyst Techarc said, “With a rapidly changing lifestyle powered by technology, consumers are reinforcing their focus on ‘smartisation’ by shifting towards smart devices ecosystem which includes personal use gadgets, devices for home and office automation. Processors continue to be key enablers in terms of main components which define the features and functions of these smart devices.”