Will India see an Internet inflection point by 2015?

I was too lazy to come up with a headline, so decided to reuse the heading of the article I wrote in 2012 “Will India see an Internet inflection point by 2014?“. Reliance Industries is going to be investing in a big way at home, in India – $30 billion over the next 3 years! In yesterday’s Reliance AGM few announcements made that would interest the internet industry in India are, Read more on Will India see an Internet inflection point by 2015?…

Oneindia editors on streets for networking

Well, literally our editors at Oneindia.in were on the streets to check out what was happening in front of our office. Bangalore is one city where digging keeps happening all the time.

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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…

Will internet penetration growth be dampened by new tax in India?

The Internet user base in India has grown but it is still not big enough as most of us want it to be. It hasn’t grown fast enough. Akamai releases a report every quarter “The State of the Internet“. It may sound cynical but we tend to see how bad India looks in that report. Instead we should have been looking forward to see how is India improving in terms of internet speed, internet penetration.

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