Availability of low-cost smartphones and increasing penetration of mobile broadband will help India overtake the US as the world's second largest Internet user-base by 2016, research firm eMarketer said.
With more and more people getting engaged with the micro-blogging website, India is turning out to be one of the fastest growing markets for the US-based Twitter, a top company official said here Saturday.
Ensuring greater reach of internet in the country, Google Monday announced alliance with industry partners to form the Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), a group committed to promote the growth of Indic-language content online.
The world will have nearly three billion Internet users by the end of 2014, with two-thirds of them from the developing world, and mobile-cellular subscriptions will reach almost seven billion by the year end, new figures released by the UN said.
US-based storage solutions provider Western Digital (WD) Thursday launched a personal cloud solutions product named "My Cloud" in India that enables users to organise, centralise, secure and access digital contents from anywhere in the world.
India`s Internet population rose to 238.71 million last year helped by growing number of users especially in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, Parliament was informed Wednesday.
The number of Internet users in India is expected to rise 18.53 per cent in the coming eight months to reach 24.3 crore by June 2014, on the back of higher adoption of mobiles as a means to access the Internet, a report today said.
Researchers have taken the first step towards a radical new architecture for the Internet, which they claim will transform the way in which information is shared online, and make it faster and safer to use.