The percentage of people using internet has been rising rapidly in India. According to the latest statistics recorded by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) the total number of internet users in the country has increased more than 17% from January to June 2015 becoming approximately 354 million individuals. A record growth of 32 % in a single year, from 302 million at the end of 2014. Over 60 % of this is mobile users, which is unique; no other market in the world has similar domination of mobile internet. With affordable smartphones, even 4G ones, flooding the market the trend is set to continue. IAMAI is a non-profit body which regulates and improves services regarding mobile and online services. It has prominent companies like Google, Facebook, Flipkart, Micros...Read More...
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