Bengaluru: India Mobile Congress (IMC) will be held through virtual mode between December 8 and 10. 

It is a government-supported telecom sector event.

As reported by PTI, Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash said, "We have to rise to the occasion. I am told that this (is the) largest technology event in South Asia. 
We should build upon it. DoT is funding at least 30 SMEs (small and medium enterprises) and start-ups to participate in this event.” 

It further added that minister of state for Communication Sanjay Dhotre, in a video message, as saying the number of base stations have grown by 220 per cent in the last six years and mobile telephony has reached all corners of the country.

"Telecom sector has emerged as backbone of digital infrastructure. COVID-19 has brought many challenges, but the telecom sector has proved its mettle. We believe IMC 2020 will showcase technology driven initiatives," he said.