This article estimates the mobile internet user base in India and the reasons for its fast growth. There are 85 million monthly active users but over 450 million internet enabled devices. The article gives interesting data points on Indian mobile internet usage
Interesting infographic on state of eCommerce. It provides a good overview of the industry and has learnings for entrepreneurs.
Smartphones outpacing feature phones is not the only important trend from Q2’13 mobile phone sales data. There are other trends that if uncovered can have huge learning for the handset vendors.
The Telcos were already involved in the battle over shrinking voice revenues, and on the top of that OTT services started making a dent on their messaging revenues. In today’s era of smartphones, many believe Skype, Whatsapp etc., would lead to demise of Telcos and not without good reason.
Indian market is likely to witness hyper growth in smartphones market with India following China with 3 years lag. Are the telecom players ready for this growth?
There is an interesting war out there in the ecosystems for the race to supremacy. This article tries to analyze the strengths & weaknesses of existing players and evaluate the possibility of emergence of Amazon as a strong ecosystem player in future.
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