India’s 660 million population unconnected

September 17, 2017

India had 660 million unconnected population with merely 16.8% mobile broadband penetration in 2016 among the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) member countries, a new Broadband Commission finding revealed.
The study pointed out that 49.5% or 660 million people in India were mobile unconnected by the ned of 2016, and indicated that only 1.4% Indians had a fixed broadband connection while a total of 29.5% individuals use Internet. The Commission, however, advocated leveraging mobile as a tool to facilitate Internet access. Source

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