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.

MediaTak 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.

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Gunjan Bagla
California-based management consultant Gunjan Bagla runs Amritt, a consulting firm helping American companies to succeed in India. Amritt is the trusted advisor for India market research, India business development, India market entry, Global Engineering, Global Technology Scouting, India R&D and Open Innovation. Gunjan is author of "Business in 21st Century India: How to Profit Today from Tomorrow’s Most Exciting Market" (Hachette Book Group, 2008), Amazon's top rated title on the subject. He has appeared as the India Expert on BBC Television, Bloomberg TV, Fox Cable Business and has been quoted in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter and Business Week for his expertise on India.

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1 Nancy dtdc { 11.04.15 at 1:02 AM }

Good luck with the new venture.

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