‘Mobile Internet in India’: 371 million Indian Internet users by June 2016

The Internet and Mobile Association of India and IMRB International have jointly published a report entitled Mobile Internet in India. The report claims that the number of Indian Internet users will rise to 371 million by June 2016. The growth is primarily stimulated by the adoption of Internet in rural India. As for the purpose of mobile Internet, the aim of ‘online communication’ surpassed ‘social media websites’ for the first time. The number of local language users in India has also grown to 127 million, a growth of 47% compared to last year.