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Apple in talks to make more iPhones in Bengaluru, says IT minister RS Prasad

IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says government officials were in touch with Apple and other mobile phone manufacturers for expanding facilities and setting up new plants.

tech Updated: May 23, 2017 15:01 IST
Apple last week started making iPhone SE at its Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron’s plant in Bengaluru.
Apple last week started making iPhone SE at its Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron’s plant in Bengaluru.(Reuters photo)

Apple Inc wants to expand its contract manufacturer’s facility in the southern Indian tech hub of Bengaluru, a Union minister said on Tuesday, as the iPhone maker seeks a bigger share in one of the world’s biggest smartphone markets.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Union minister for electronics and IT said, government officials were in touch with Apple and other mobile phone manufacturers for expanding facilities and setting up new plants.

Cupertino, California-based Apple last week started making iPhone SE at its Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron’s plant in Bengaluru.