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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
Hotplate   2/17/2012 5:27:16 PM
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All initiatives in the past decade have fizzled out. Unless the State pours in capital and provides land, water and electricity this would not take-off. And the State has other priorities than setting up a Fab and rightly so. I am quite skeptical if this would materialize. I think a more feasible option is to be to boost electronics assembly. Its has been predicted that by 2020-2025 India's electronics import will exceed Oil import. That is very scary. @ the designers and product developers in West. Guys emerging markets (esp. the GIGANTIC yet under-penetrated market in India) are real and an unfolding opportunity I am sure if the electronic eco-system develops in India it would benefit others elsewhere. It is not a zero-sum game.

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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
prabhakar_deosthali   2/17/2012 10:11:19 AM
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Pakistan is nowhere near India technologically. But hope that this move will put India somewhere on the semiconductor map

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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
Nari462   2/17/2012 9:57:41 AM
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Whether it is Hyd or Blore or Chennai, doesn't matter. Welcome to India. :) @iniewski- I agree with you to some extent [though not fully] regarding the economic feasibility. Nevertheless, I believe that "Tower' will capitalise on early bird's offer and with multiple entries - the fabs in India will be 'not just feasible but more economical'.

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Jayakumar.Janarthanam   2/17/2012 7:32:02 AM
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Welcome to Chennai, India

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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
Sudarshan NS   2/17/2012 7:10:51 AM
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Welcome to India,Bangalore

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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
Sudarshan NS   2/17/2012 7:10:22 AM
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There is no comparison with Pakistan in technology front. but this is good news for India

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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
anon7584804   2/17/2012 3:43:12 AM
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India has got most of the chip design centers. Moreover India has very good market potential and its a good news too ! lets wait for the reality.

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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
_hm   2/17/2012 2:31:04 AM
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It is very good news that Indian government is moving. However, they should move much faster and also find some niche market for this product - Defence or similar.

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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
krisi   2/16/2012 5:59:03 PM
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India works well for software but I have my doubts whether the silicon fab can economically be built there...Tower is at least close geographically...I give them 1% chances of success...Kris

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re: Tower bids to build wafer fab in India
Patk0317   2/16/2012 4:32:15 PM
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I will be interested to see how this pans out - both who eventually wins the contract and how the infrastructure will be set up what with power outages on a daily basis.

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