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About IF3


The Indian Friends of 3GPP (IF3) is a collaborative activity amongst member companies having a 3GPP based business in India. It has been formed to collectively host 3GPP meetings of relevance to India, within India, and to do so in a manner that is cost effective, efficient, and which meets with the expectations of the 3GPP community. By seeking to arrange and fund meetings in accessible locations with the support of the active members of 3GPP in India, the Indian Friends of 3GPP has been created to reduce the financial and administrative burdens on individual companies, thereby enabling more organizations to contribute and ensuring a broader representation.

COAI, a Market Representation Partner (MRP) of 3GPP, will house the secretariat of this collaboration activity. Their prime responsibility lies in assisting IF3 members pursue their purpose by administratively supporting the activity.

IF3 membership is open to all companies / organizations which are registered in India, participate in 3GPP meetings, and are interested in collaboratively hosting 3GPP meetings within India.


List of upcoming 3GPP meetings

Meeting Dates Venue Status
3GPPRAN#79 19-22 Mar, 2018 Chennai, TN Reservation link to the Hotel - ITC Grand Chola.
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3GPPCT#79 19-20 Mar, 2018 Chennai, TN
3GPPSA#79 21-23 Mar, 2018 Chennai, TN

For inquiries on IF3 meetings, please contact the IF3 Coordinator through email at

For visa and other enquiries, please contact the meeting support through email at