Category Archives: Internet India

Different Categories of Computer Software

Software is a set of programs or set of instructions that is made to manage and control the function of a computing device. Software can be developed and used for different purposes to deal with the specific tasks. It is virtual in nature and does not occupy the physical space. Upgrading a software is a… Read More »

Growing Popularity of G-mail in India

Initially used as an internal e-mail client for the Google employees, G-mail – a web based free mail service from Google is now dominating the e-mail world in India. G-mail was launched on 1 April, 2004 with 1 gigabyte of storage capacity. However, the access to this service is strictly through invitations which are sent… Read More »

Most Major Online Only Events In India Failed In 2009

In the recent times, many Internet applications performance issues are raised in India. Keeping the various reasons aside, many online applications and online tests didn’t perform well. In 2009, election commission’s website server crashed for over two hours due to the huge traffic when the election results were announced. Conducting its first online test in… Read More »

State of Online Display Advertising in India

A viable Internet user base with healthy e-commerce transactions is a good sign for marketers to invest in online advertising. In India, Internet ad revenue account for only 3% of the total advertising market and is considered as younger and niche on volume basis. However, it is set to grow at a healthy pace of… Read More »

Overpriced Internet And Low Speeds Prevent Broadband Growth In India – 2009

In the area of broadband, India has a lot of catching up to do. According to Point Topic, India has fewer broadband connections than Hong Kong, a region it out-populates by nearly a billion people. Broadband penetration is estimated to be around 0.5% in India. By December 2008, India has only 5.52 million broadband subscribers,… Read More »

‘Install and Neglect’ Policy of Indian ISPs Hinders Internet Growth – 2009

Internet connectivity in India has decreased when compared to the wireless connectivity in 2007-08. According to TRAI report, the base of Internet subscribers in India has reached to 12.85 million in December 2008. This is very low compared to 101.10 million wireless data subscribers in India in the same month. This is because of the… Read More »