Sona Towers has historical prominence in aiding the semiconductor revolution of Texas Instrument, which got featured in ThePrint.
Sona Towers has historical prominence in aiding the semiconductor revolution of Texas Instrument in the 1980s. This is featured in ThePrint article, “How India is trying to win the semiconductor race, fighting decades of challenges & setbacks.”
In the 1980s, Texas Instrument, an American company that had then set up an R&D facility to design electronic chips/semiconductors, brought the semiconductor revolution to India. Since then, Bangalore has become an international tech and entrepreneurial hub. Texas Instruments set their business in Sona Towers, an iconic building in Bangalore. The semiconductor industry has exploded with Texas entering India. Now chips are used in everything from rice cookers and mobile phones to cars and missiles.
The article points out that India lost its battle to countries like China and Taiwan in this semiconductor race. The article puts forth the issues and a need for long-term policies to boost the industry in India.