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?…

Will India see an Internet inflection point by 2014?

For internet entrepreneurs in India a very important topic of interest is – when will India see the big growth of internet users in India? When will India truly witness the internet inflection point? Today India has approximately 100 million PC internet and  75+ million mobile internet users. This is expected to grow to 350 million users by 2015, but if mobile/tablets take off in a big way the number could be bigger.

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Get ready for surge in internet user base: Wireless Broadband

Indian has currently 9 million broadband subscribers. Currently only 8 people in 1,000 have broadband access in India. Pathetically low penetration. Will wireless broadband change this? I think it will.

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Doesn’t Anil Ambani trust his zapakmail service?

Today most leading newspapers carried an advertisement about the fight over gas the two poor billionaire brothers are having for a long time. The media campaign cost has been estimated at approximately Rs 3 crore ($500,000).

This post is about the contents of the advertisement and nothing to do with the “actual fight over gas” between the two genetically related Reliance companies.

Advertisement in Mint on August 18, 2009

In the internet world we talk a lot about UGC, I think Anil Ambani has been wanting to know the pulse of the public – he wants to hear your comments.  Novel idea, not sure how many have done this before. In a way is he taking on the Petroleum Ministry?

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