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.
The broadband figures are of great interest to the internet publishers community in India. We at Oneindia, study it to get a feel of how the internet is reaching the masses because we are in the Indian language space.
In 2003, the Department of Telecom (DoT) in India had projected the ten-digit mobile numbers would be meet the needs for 30 long years. As of Feb 2009 India registered a user base of 375.74 million wireless subscribers (GSM, CDMA, WLL(F)).