EDISON, N.J. and MUMBAI, India, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- L&T Infotech, a wholly owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro, announced here today that it has joined the Open Handset Alliance(TM) (OHA). The OHA is perhaps best known for its work in the development of Android(TM), the first open and free Mobile Platform. A partnership of more than 65 global mobile industry leaders, the OHA is focused on accelerating innovation in mobile technology and offering consumers a unique, simplified, less expensive and better mobile experience.
L&T Infotech is a leading provider of IT and engineering services offerings, solutions and Intellectual Property components in the Telecom Domain. Providing services to handset OEMs, ODMs, telecom service providers, and platform vendors, L&T Infotech's services portfolio includes platform and application development, middleware solutions, device testing, and support services.
L&T Infotech's expertise has been instrumental throughout various Android releases, most notably in assisting handset OEMs to launch their Android-based devices in a quickened time span. L&T Infotech has also demonstrated solutions on various convergent and entertainment devices, enabling the rapid proliferation of Android into multiple device segments. By developing value-adding enterprise solutions, L&T Infotech has become a strong advocate for the Android Platform to become the platform of choice for the enterprise segment.
"We are very excited to join the OHA," said Mr. Sudip Banerjee, Chief Executive Officer of L&T Infotech. "We have a very strong engineering team that adds value to our clients in the Telecom domain on a continuous basis. By joining OHA, we will continue to demonstrate our focus and commitment towards the Android platform."
The Open Handset Alliance(TM) (OHA) is a group of mobile and technology leaders who share the vision for changing the mobile experience for consumers. Android, developed by the OHA, is a complete, open mobile phone software stack. It includes everything a manufacturer or an operator needs to build a mobile phone.
Android is not just a blueprint for the faraway future, but a complete platform that will give mobile operators, handset manufacturers, and developers everything they need to build innovative devices, software and services. All the OHA members are committed to commercially deploy handsets and services, using the Android Platform.
About L&T Infotech
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd. (L&T Infotech), one of the fastest-growing IT Services companies, is ranked No. 5 globally among the Best IT Services Providers by Global Media Services in 2009, ranked 11th by NASSCOM among the top software and services exporters from India and also ranked among the "Leaders" category in the prestigious Global 100 list released by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). For more information, please visit us at http://www.lntinfotech.com.
The Product Engineering Services Group at L&T Infotech has a proven track record of developing and deploying telecom technologies, products, applications and platforms for renowned telecom players across the globe. We provide software and hardware engineering services to leading OEMs, ODMs, chipset vendors, Telecom carriers and ISVs. We support clients in the areas of chip design, hardware design, firmware, middleware, software engineering, applications & content all the way from design, development to deployment.
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