This increase in usage of Sports, Media and Social apps does not only does not only indicate user maturity but also a considerable shift in the overall mobile Internet eco system.
The Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2012 to 2017 says that mobile data traffic will reach 11.2 exabytes per month by 2017. The increase is partly due to growth in number of mobile internet connections, the report said.
AngelPrime incubated Mobile PoS startup, EzeTap has gone live with partners that includes Citibank, Flipkart, Bajaj Allianz, BookmyShow and ShoppersStop.
The service allows residents to pay for electricity bills, property tax, water bill, traffic challan among other services which the government of Karnataka provides.
Tax authorities suspect that the company has not paid tax in India, the report said. The phonemaker, which counts India as one of its largest markets sells millions of handsets in the country which has over 900 million mobile phone subscriptions.
It is expected that number of users accessing Internet through mobile devices is going to cross 100 Million by March 2014, the study by the Internet and Mobile Association of India said.
There are 206 bones in the human body, and the smartphone should be considered the 207th bone for Generation Y, the report by networking giant Cisco said.
India is the largest market for Opera Mobile Store. 40% of mobile internet users in India ditch newspapers for consuming content on smartphones
The largest growth in traffic has come from Samsung devices and this has grown at double the pace at which traffic from Apple devices has grown! grown. Tablets are fast becoming an important device for job search for senior professionals. From almost a negligible share in usage last year, almost 30% of all mobile traffic usage is from tablets.
Report: Mobile data usage up by 2x in India, 10 % increase in 3G Penetration increases per capita GDP .15 %
This analysis of 96 developed and developing markets shows the positive effect of consumers substituting a 2G connection with a 3G connection. A 10% rise in 3G penetration increases GDP per capita growth by 0.15%.