MediaTek opens second R&D location in India
Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek already runs a tech center in Noida, outside New Delhi and had now expanded to southern India.
The company will invest $200 million in India over the next few years to boost R&D capabilities towards developing affordable solutions for the super-mid market. “MediaTek Bangalore R&D center caters to the growing needs of millions of consumers in the South-East Asian region,” according to Grant Kuo, managing director, MediaTek India.
The 100 person R&D center in Bangalore will develop solutions for wireless communications such as LTE and establish MediaTek’s presence in other core segments such as connectivity and home entertainment devices. “With our strong expertise in the IC design industry, over the next few years, we look to grow to over 500 in number,” Akshay Aggarwal, general manager, MediaTek Bangalore, said.