Motorola’s Indian Mobile Manufacturing unit near Chennai will go live in Q1-2007. Motorola has invested $100 Million in the project which is located in Tamilnadu government’s SEZ.
Motorola India already develops majority of the software for all of Motorola’s cell phone and the same division is helping the Chennai unit in language and other localization.
Nokia the world’s largest cell phone manufacturer also has it’s manufacturing plant in Chennai. Both Motorola and Nokia’s manufacturing plants were brought to India only because of IT Minister, DayaNidhi Maran’s initiative.