Vikas Jain (Micromax), Anupam Vasudev(Aircel) and Finbarr Moynihan ( MediaTek) announce their partnership, Delhi, March 21 2014
Three way partnership to enhance the experience of Indian smartphone users

New Delhi, March 21, 2014: India’s 2nd largest smartphone manufacturer Micromax,  has entered into a strategic partnership with MediaTek, the leading chipset manufacturer and  leading btelecom player Aircel. While Aircel will offer one stop solutions to address the increasing data demands, MediaTek will  help redefine the user experience with new technology-driven features.
While the bundled Aircel offers will drive data growth in the country. The offers initially will be available across 4 Micromax devices – MMX 377G, Funbook Mini 410i, A090 and X070. The co-developed smart devices by the three pioneers will deliver seamless experience for the consumers, driving enhanced performance and data experience for customers across the country.
Says Micromax co-founder Vikas Jain:  “Our focus is now to provide seamless solutions to the consumers using their smart devices, thereby concentrating a large chunk of our efforts on coming up with products and services which act as solutions to the needs of the fast-evolving consumers. While MediaTek supports us with the hardware, Aircel offers customized offerings for consumers to get a complete, affordable and seamless data experience across the country”
Adds Anupam Vasudev, Chief Marketing Officer, Aircel: “Today’s youth are well informed on the data consumption patterns and therefore smart devices becomes an integrated tool to propel consumption of videos, social TV, HD gaming, content on demand etc. Keeping in line with consumer’s needs and demands, Aircel is bullish on device tie ups. We are delighted to continue our successful partnership with Micromax to offer exciting bundled benefits of their newly launched smart devices……..According to a study, the number of telecom subscribers in India accessing the internet through mobile devices is increasing and will reach 350 million by 2015. This clearly indicates that mobile devices and data connectivity is undoubtedly the future of mobile telephony.”
Aircel has launched bundled offers with Micromax devices which will give customers exciting benefits worth more than Rs. 10,000:
Says Dr. Finbarr Moynihan, General Manager - Business Development at MediaTek: “For the first time, this unique tri-partnership between MediaTek, Micromax and Aircel provides the end-consumers both unparalleled benefits as well as unparalleled choice. Buyers do not only get benefits equivalent to the value of device they buy, but also a seamless and bundled value-add for data, voice and messaging across the entire product segmentation that includes dual-core smart phones, feature phones, 3G Tablets and 3G data card dongles. Hailing the beginning of the post-PC era, our MT6572, MT6260, MT8377 and MT6280 chipsets offer harmonized platforms to empower fast, powerful, smart and inclusive devices that cater to the emerging ‘super-mid’ market.”
The products will be available across the retail outlets across the country from April, 2014.