India woke up today with a new statistical number – it has approximately 500m internet users.
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)).