Internet Penetration Rate
India, officially the Republic of India is a country in South Asia. The Indian economy is the world’s seventh-largest by nominal GDP and third-largest by purchasing power parity (PPP). Following market-based economic reforms in 1991, India became one of the fastest-growing major economies; it is considered a newly industrialised country.
Country data primarily sourced from World Bank's Data Bank.
1:51 pm on Jan 1, 2015 by Yuvraj Gurung
(Update on January 1: The Government of India has initiated action to unblock the following sites – Dailymotion, Github, Vimeo, and Weebly. According to a press...
1:29 pm on Jan 1, 2015 by Yuvraj Gurung
You are what you eat, right? Many startups in India have used this as their motto and are earning big bucks by delivering healthy food to their client’s doorste...
1:10 pm on Jan 1, 2015 by Malavika Velayanikal
Meera Innes grew up in Japan with her Indian mother and British father. She fell in love with Adam Baker, who shuttles between London and Bangalore. They felt a...
9:00 pm on Dec 30, 2014 by Yuvraj Gurung
Amazon India has been voted the country’s most preferred ecommerce website in 2014, according to the People’s Choice Survey conducted by cashback and coupons si...
9:00 am on Dec 30, 2014 by Paul Bischoff
If a thin, capable smartphone with excellent build quality outweighs the details sacrificed to make it so, then the R5 is for you.
6:22 am on Dec 30, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Uber will have to become an aggregator of radio taxis fitted with GPS-based tracking devices connected to a control center. Just a GPS tracking app on the drive...
6:36 pm on Dec 29, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Despite all the big talk about “mobile-first” India, the average achieved download speed of a mobile internet connection in India is 1.1 Mbit/s while it is 16.7...
3:47 pm on Dec 29, 2014 by Yuvraj Gurung
Indian telecom company Airtel will temporarily withdraw the decision to charge a higher rate for making online voice calls on its data network. Airtel last week...
2:27 pm on Dec 29, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Indian transport authorities are trying to work out a modified regulatory framework that takes into account the aggregator business model of taxi apps.
3:56 pm on Dec 26, 2014 by Yuvraj Gurung
The Indian Government will look into Airtel’s plan to charge separately for VoIP (voice calls over Internet) services offered by apps like Skype, Viber, and Lin...
12:55 pm on Dec 26, 2014 by Yuvraj Gurung
(Update on December 26: OnePlus can resume imports and sales in India. The Delhi High Court has set aside a previous order that barred the Chinese smartphone ma...
11:41 pm on Dec 25, 2014 by Steven Millward
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi revealed today that it has sold one million smartphones in India in the five months since launching in the nation.
2:45 pm on Dec 22, 2014 by Sid Talwar
I was skeptical about these spaces 12 months ago but they’ve really started making me a believer now, writes entrepreneur-turned-VC Sid Talwar, a partner in Lig...
2:15 pm on Dec 22, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Institutional investors make a living out of picking the right startups to back. They place their bets after careful evaluation. So going by where the VCs parke...
7:57 pm on Dec 20, 2014 by Yuvraj Gurung
What would be the best career option when you have studied computer science at IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) and possess a master’s degree in electrical ...
2:19 pm on Dec 20, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Baillie Gifford, Greenoaks Capital, Steadview Capital, T. Rowe Price Associates, and Qatar Investment Authority back India’s homegrown ecommerce leader.
4:30 pm on Dec 19, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Investor-turned-entrepreneur Gabriel Fong of GoGoVan founded an accelerator in Hong Kong this year with two Indian technologists. It’s now in India looking for ...
12:39 pm on Dec 19, 2014 by Malavika Velayanikal
Indian restaurant finder site Zomato just made its fifth acquisition this year: Italy's Cibando. With this, Zomato takes its presence to 20 countries.
8:00 pm on Dec 18, 2014 by J.T. Quigley
Japanese electric vehicle startup launches e-rickshaw with 100-kilometer range, to debut in India.
6:14 pm on Dec 18, 2014 by Yuvraj Gurung
Indian phone maker Micromax launched its newest – and perhaps most important – smartphone in India this afternoon.