Archives for May 2013

Broadband connections March 2013: India 15m, US 83m

India has 137 million and US 244 million internet users. The internet penetration of the two countries are far apart – India 11%, US 78%. The size of internet economy of India and US would be poles apart.

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India’s first private ISP Sify to stop home internet service

Few days ago I received a call late night to share my thoughts about Sify stopping their internet service for homes (retail). Frankly I wasn’t aware they were still providing that service.
Sify Broadband
Today that article was published in ET “Sify to stop supporting lower-speed customers, shift focus to enterprises services“. Few highlights from the article, Read more on India’s first private ISP Sify to stop home internet service…

Articles you must read about Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr

Yesterday Yahoo announced the acquisition of New York-based blogging platform Tumblr, a microblogging platform and social networking website. These days deals don’t come cheap – Yahoo is acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion, all-cash deal. Sweet! The Founder & CEO David Karp is just 26 years old.

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2012-13: 50% rise in Facebook users in India

Yesterday’s report from Facebook suggests that there has been an impressive increase in user base of Facebook users in India – 50% over a year. Some highlights, Read more on 2012-13: 50% rise in Facebook users in India…