The Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology (CEWiT) is an autonomous research organization which was set up by Ministry of Communication and IT in partnership with the Indian telecom industry. CEWiT’s vision is to provide technological leadership to the Indian wireless industry and address the needs of the Indian market through advanced R&D and value creation. The Center has several experts in the Radio access technologies, specifically focusing on 4G and 4G-Advanced topics. CEWiT has built advanced 4G simulation tools and technology demonstration test beds. CEWiT partners with several telecom companies and leading academic institutes in India.
The WiMAX Forum is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization formed to certify and promote the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon the harmonized IEEE 802.16/ETSI HiperMAN standard. A WiMAX Forum goal is to accelerate the introduction of these systems into the marketplace.
WiMAX Forum Certified products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. Along these lines, the WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. Through the WiMAX Forum Congress Events Series of global trade shows and events, the WiMAX Forum is committed to furthering education, training and collaboration to expand the reach of the WiMAX ecosystem.
WiMAX empowers mobile and wireless broadband services everywhere. The objectives of the WiMAX Forum are to establish cost-effective and timely certification processes and certification infrastructure for WiMAX that achieve device and network interoperability and Publish technical specifications to achieve a commercially viable global ecosystem for WiMAX
The Internet Service Providers Association of India (ISPAI) was set up in 1998 with a mission to 'Promote Internet for the benefit of all'. ISPAI is the collective voice of the ISP fraternity and by extension the entire Internet community. Over the years ISPAI has helped influence, shape and mould the telecom policies, so that ISPs and entrepreneurs in the business of Internet can setup and grow their services in an environment that is supportive and enabling.
ITU-APT Foundation of India, a non profit, non-political society, is working for the last 9 years in India with the prime objective of active involvement of telecom private sector in the activities of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations, and the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT), a multi-government regional organization on telecommunications including, inter-alias, broadcasting, information technology and space sciences, with special emphasis on rural development, to conduct and co-ordinate research studies on various technical, scientific, regulatory and other related matters. The Foundation acts as a bridge between industry and other institutions on the one hand and Government and Regulatory agencies on the other. It also encourages the industry and telecom intelligentsia to participate in the regulatory functions.
Founded in 2003, the aim of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) is to secure an outstanding user experience through the global deployment of next generation Wi-Fi. In order to make this a reality, the WBA is currently championing various initiatives in the Wi-Fi ecosystem including Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) trials, Wi-Fi Roaming and its Interoperability Compliance Program (ICP). Today, membership includes major fixed operators such as BT, Comcast and Time Warner Cable; seven of the top 10 mobile operator groups (by revenue) and leading technology companies such as Cisco, Google and Intel. WBA member operators collectively serve more than 1 billion subscribers and operate more than 5 million hotspots globally. The WBA Board includes Arqiva, AT&T, Boingo Wireless, BT, China Mobile, Cisco Systems, Comcast, iPass, KT Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, Orange and Ruckus Wireless.
COAI was constituted in 1995 as a registered, non-governmental society. The association is dedicated to the advancement of modern communication through the establishment of world-class mobile infrastructure, products and services and to delivering the benefits of innovative and affordable mobile communication services to the people of India.