Archives for January 2013

The good old days of internet & Thank You letters

Last weekend I was made to clear up a lot of papers at home. At times I keep things so safe that I can’t find it. I came across few papers which made me sit down and think of the late 1990s – the days when I had started my site in the US.

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In 2012, 56% of the India’s online shoppers came from tier-II cities, towns

Today the festival Makara Sankranti and Pongal are being celebrated in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu. Makara Shankranti is the harvest festival. The festive Wishing you all a happy Sankranti & Pongal (this resembles the statement issued by our Chief Ministers, Prime Minister!). Rangoli is an Indian art practiced a lot in South India.

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Is it safe for a woman to travel overnight in our buses?

India is tired of reading negative news related to women for the past one month. To make things worse few public figures are suffering from verbal diarrhea (see links below).

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Smartphones to double, 3G usage will surpass 2G in India in 2013

These days we don’t talk much about the number of mobile users in India, it has gone above 800m and the growth is slow. The flavor of the season is mobile internet, smartphones, 3G in India.
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Future internet user base projections will be only for mobile, India to have 165m users by 2015

It looks like all research for internet usage in India will be covering the mobile heavily and just as a courtesy desktop PC will be included. Just yesterday I received the report “Mobile Internet in India – December 2012” from IAMAI.  There are 3 types of Mobile internet users in the report, Read more on Future internet user base projections will be only for mobile, India to have 165m users by 2015…