Internet user base in India swells to 485 million

If there is one thing the internet entrepreneurs have been complaining in India it is about the low internet user base. It is not exactly low when you see in isolation but for a country with 1.2 billion population 120-150 million internet users is not something to celebrate about.

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Internet world thinks India is still ruled by the British

Internet penetration in India is not as high as the western world and countries like South Korea. Agreed. But is it that low that the outside world is not aware of a .co.in TLD [what is]?

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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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Home internet access penetration in India pathetically low

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt’s recent visit to Delhi got a lot of coverage for India’s internet in the world press. Unfortunately they were not very positive noises.

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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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