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Datawind to Invest Rs. 100 Crore on Third Manufacturing Facility

Encouraged by the Make in India push, Aakash-maker DataWind intends to spend Rs. 100 crore on a third manufacturing facility and is in talks with eastern states including West Bengal and Bihar, its CEO stated. “We have earmarked Rs. 100 crore to set up a third manufacturing unit and are in talks with eastern states including West Bengal and Bihar ... Read More »

Datawind CEO Questions Freedom251 Price; Planning to Launch Rs. 1,500 Smartphone

Datawind, the maker of world’s cheapest tablet PC, today questioned the Rs. 251 pricing of Ringing Bells’ Freedom 251 smartphone, and said that the scheme will neither impact the company nor market players. “Every month, about two crore mobile phones are sold in India. The company [Ringing Bells] claims to have 25 lakh bookings and some crore registrations. If the ... Read More »