Archives for January 2013

The good old days of internet & Thank You letters

Last weekend I was made to clear up a lot of papers at home. At times I keep things so safe that I can’t find it. I came across few papers which made me sit down and think of the late 1990s – the days when I had started my site in the US.

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In 2012, 56% of the India’s online shoppers came from tier-II cities, towns

Tier-ii towns of India seem to be the only hope for growth of internet portals. For ecommerce and content we have to look at reaching out to smaller towns.

Is it safe for a woman to travel overnight in our buses?

Is it safe for women to travel overnight in our buses? Are the drivers and conductors trained on handling situations?

Smartphones to double, 3G usage will surpass 2G in India in 2013

With the falling prices of smartphones the penetration of it is expected to double in India in 2013. The youth is pushing the mobile internet usage in India.

Future internet user base projections will be only for mobile, India to have 165m users by 2015

It looks like all research for internet usage in India will be covering the mobile heavily and just as a courtesy desktop PC will be included. Just yesterday I received the report “Mobile Internet in India – December 2012” from IAMAI.  There are 3 types of Mobile internet users in the report, Read more on Future internet user base projections will be only for mobile, India to have 165m users by 2015…