Not just India, the entire world is staring at a recession. Though we expect in a couple of months most countries would have controlled the spread of Coronavirus but it may not translate to the revival of the economy immediately. The total lockdown in India was expected by a few, if not many. Most of us are not getting newspapers in the morning … [Read more] about Digital Ad Revenue in India hit by COVID-19
While I am a supporter of FASTag I still believe the product is difficult to use. I had earlier written about it but I don't see any improvements for over a year. In December 2016, the Government of India mandates all new vehicles to have FASTag. India's highways will mandate all vehicles to use FASTag from December 1, 2019 (now changed to Dec … [Read more] about FASTag product needs urgent improvements
The recently released report from KPMG titled "India's Digital Future: India's Media and Entertainment Report 2019" has covered various topics that would interest internet entrepreneurs in India. To begin with some basic numbers - India has a population of 1.3 billion with a teledensity of 91% with 1.7 billion mobile connections and 700 … [Read more] about Nearly 50% of India’s population has access to the internet in 2019: KPMG Report
Almost 4 years ago I wrote about the effect of Jio on mobile internet. The entire digital ecosystem in benefited in a big way from Reliance Jio. Every internet venture in India saw a huge surge in their mobile traffic, which unfortunately did not translate to an increase in revenues in the same proportion. Will JioFiber drastically increase the … [Read more] about Will India see the next internet inflection point with Jio Fiber’s launch?
Today (July 4, 2019) the government of India released the Economic Survey 2019 (read here). What caught the eye for many was Chapter 4 'Data “Of the People, By the People, For the People”'. It is good to see the Government of India has given the much-needed focus on Data. There are many companies in India who can build various interesting … [Read more] about India Economic Survey 2019 recognizes importance of Data