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Internet economy can reach $200 billion by 2020: IT Minister

Faster computer literacy and internet access in India can help the internet-based economy touch $200 billion by 2020 to contribute five percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. “For the internet economy to touch $200 billion by 2020 that will contribute five percent of GDP, we need to move ...

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Half the World’s Population to Use Mobile Internet by 2020: GSMA

Half of the world’s population will use mobile devices to access internet by 2020, according to a forecast by GSMA, a global GSM body. Currently, 2.2 billion people have access to mobile phones and internet. “It is calculated that there were 2.2 billion mobile internet subscribers in 2013, representing approximately 30 percent of the global population. GSMA Intelligence forecasts that ...

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