Internet penetration

Opinion | The digital divide persists

Opinion | The digital divide persists

1 min read . 22 Aug 2019
The launch of 4G services by Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd led to a rapid surge in data usage, says the ‘The DigitalFirst Journey’ report. Photo: AFP

Digital ad spend set to rise in India

1 min read . 24 Nov 2017
Also, 80% of all web traffic in India emanates from the mobile, a proportion that is the second highest in the world after Nigeria. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

India’s Internet landscape

1 min read . 02 Jun 2017
Aadhaar-based authentication APIs already power subscriber enrolment in telecom companies, allowing them to deploy e-KYC solutions that rely on biometrics instead of documents to verify identity. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint

Digital inclusion for the 85%

4 min read . 28 Dec 2016
At present, rural Indians use the Internet mainly for Facebook, and for emailing. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint<br />
As many as 84% of Indians own a mobile phone and 33% use smartphones, according to the Digital in 2016 report by We Are Social, a social insights company.<br />

How India is getting connected

1 min read . 22 Jun 2016