CRB Tech reviews would like to give you an insight into the Indian Internet market and the future of it. This on the lines of what does it need to grow.
Larger part of Indian users will utilize web basically on smartphones. By end of 2015, India had recorded 350 million web users, while it was only 60 million in 2009, Chetan said. He was tending to first year students of Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management amid Fresher’s Day, on Wednesday.
Half of Indian populace will be on the web including a large portion of its rural populace, said Chetan Krishnaswamy, nation head – Public Policy, Google India.
Encouraging students to concentrate more on mobile and cell phone innovation , he said that put PC/tablet innovation in the burner. Mobile technology will have biggest customer base when you pass out of college.
As the number of clients are increasing quickly, there are a few major obstacles ahead to be tended to. Firstly, out of 350 million users, 150 users don’t know English and search engines need to incorporate local language he said including recently Google has added a few languages to take into account such clients. Hindi is most favored dialects and its interest is growing five times all the more consistently however unfortunately just 0.1% Hindi content is accessible on the web as of now.
Another issue that India countenances is that of connectivity. Almost 70% of cell phone users have 2G network and to serve them there is an interest for lightweight form including offline Internet. Before the end of 2020, still 33% of web users will utilize 2G network, in spite of whatever improvements happens on network front in India, he noted.
To address dialect hindrances, Google has presented 11 languages in search engine in 2014. In the mean time, for uneducated people who can’t either use to search engines successfully, voice inquiry is a help. It is need of the hour to present voice perfect gadgets and search engines to help them, he emphasized.
Google is working with the government on a pilot venture ‘Project Loon’ for giving Internet network by utilizing vast balloons. The venture is about utilizing huge inflatables drifting at a height of a few kilometers above earth surface for transmission of web services.
CRB Tech reviews feels that the Internet technology is about to see a lot of changes in the time to come.