Archives for February 2011

India mobile stats: Ranks 7th for multiple SIM, 2nd for prepaid

According to a report from Nielsen, prepaid mobiles are popular in emerging markets. India ranks 2nd only after Russia. Prepaid users are not known for being loyal to their mobile operators, they just terminate the connection if they find a better plan from another operator. But getting a connection in India is not as easy as it use to be before – one has to give all necessary documents.

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The neglected side of growth: Beyond English

I recently wrote on exchange4media about Indian languages on the internet.

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A German’s experience of 3G in India

I had written a while ago about “What is 3G? Does India need it?“. We all have eagerly waited for the launch of 3G, whose auctioning went pretty smooth. A total of Rs 67,718.95 crore was raised from the 3G auction.

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15 Years of Internet in India: Book, stats by Verisign

According to the press release from Verisign,

The Internet economy in India has been in existence for more than 15 years. During this time, it has revolutionized businesses, the economy and society. Key India Internet facts include, Read more on 15 Years of Internet in India: Book, stats by Verisign…

Food courts in India, the revenue numbers

Most of have visited the food courts in malls (in India). Over the last 7-8 years malls have become the favorite destination of ours as it has food & movies (for men) and shopping (for women!). Malls are able to attract crowds because of movie theaters and it these crowds which get into food courts.

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