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Founded July 7, 2004 (2004-07-07)
Type Research Organisation
Coordinates 12°59′27″N 80°14′32″E / 12.99091°N 80.24225°E / 12.99091; 80.24225Coordinates: 12°59′27″N 80°14′32″E / 12.99091°N 80.24225°E / 12.99091; 80.24225
Area served
Product Wireless Technology
Key people
Department of Information Technology, IIT Madras, Indian Telecom Industry
Website www.cewit.org.in

Centre of Excellence in Wireless Technology aka CEWiT is public-private initiative to develop indigenous world-class Next Generation wireless technology in India. It is a research organisation established by the Indian government’s Department of Information Technology (DIT) in partnership with the Indian telecom industry. The Telecommunication Network research group (TENET) at IIT Madras is playing a key role in incubating CEWiT.


CeWiT research on broadband wireless technologies addressing a wide range of issues relating to air interface, core network & services and actively contributing to 4G and 5G wireless standards, 3GPP LTE & LTE-Advanced and IEEE802.16m.

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