A Whopping 92.4% of Internet users subscribed to Wireless Mobile Data in India

By August 3rd, 2014 AT 7:41 PM

Internet has become the backbone of the entire economic machinery. Internet is currently indispensable in most of the work areas and the rural penetration is something that we should keep a keen eye on.

The Internet subscriber’s base has increased from a previous 238.71 million at the end of 2013 to 251.9 million at the end of march 2014 which is a whopping 5.4% increase over a Quarter Amongst this the total number of wired internet subscribers stands at 18.50 million and the wireless subscribers at 233.09 million.

The broadband internet users have grown from 55.2 million at the end of 2013 to 60.87 million at the end of March 2014 with a Quarterly growth pegged 10.28 percent.

Narrowband users on the other hand have increased from 183.51 million at the end of December to 190.72 million at the end of March 2014 with the Quarter to Quarter growth of 3.93 percent. The Graph below clearly depicts that the number of wireless internet users is extremely high as compared to the Fixed Internet users.

Looking at the growth can Indian operators improve the quality of services and improve the speed ? Even recently TRAI asked operators to deliver Minimum Download speed to Customers for 80% Usage time.

Mahit Huilgol is a Mechanical Engineering graduate and is a Technology and Automobile aficionado. He ditched the Corporate boardroom wars in the favor for technology battle ground. He is also a foodie by heart and loves both the edible chips and non-edible silicon chips.

7
Leave a Reply

avatar
Photo and Image Files
 
 
 
4 Comment threads
3 Thread replies
0 Followers
 
Most reacted comment
Hottest comment thread
5 Comment authors
Tharun GeorgeSudhakarMuthukumardeepakDarshan Recent comment authors
newest oldest most voted
Tharun G

More Wireless Mobile Data subscribers means more people use internet on smartphones/Mobile.

Now most of them have smartphones for personal use instead of Laptop/Computer at home.

Tharun G

So much for BSNL claiming largest broadband provider in India. Does BSNL have at least 10% of 251.9 million internet users?

Recent Posts

Bharti Airtel Gains an Upper Hand on Reliance Jio by Adding More Broadband Subscribers in a Month

For the first time since the commencement of operations of Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, Bharti Airtel has added more subscribers...

Tata Sky and Airtel Digital TV Start Offering Free Sports Channels for All Users

After rainy days for the DTH providers post the introduction of the new Trai tariff regime, it seems as if...

Microsoft Starts Notifying Windows 7 Users About the Expiry

Microsoft is rolling out a notification update to existing Windows 7 users, informing them that the software giant is pulling...