Ministry of Communications mandates inclusion of GPS facility in smart phones from 2018

In a recent notification dated November 23, 2017, the Ministry of Communications has introduced the Global Positioning system facility in all mobile phone handsets (Amendment) Rules, 2017. The amendment has now mandated smart phone handset manufacturing companies to compulsorily include the  facility for identifying the location through Satellite based GPS, with effect from January 1, 2018.

Source: Ministry of Communications

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