Local mobile brands lose market share, What present mobile business can learn from an era gone by?

In order to enhance India’s domestic manufacturing capacity and build its export capacity, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has called for an assessment of the impact of the phased manufacturing programme (PMP), which has seen limited success, causing local mobile phone brands to lose their market share.

The programme achieved limited success in localising components manufacturing. The smaller operating scale of the existing manufacturing units indicates that PMP has failed to attract capital investment, with domestic players preferring to rely on imports, the report added.

What present mobile assembling companies can learn from an era gone by?