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The above graph represents the number of mobile internet subscribers in India by quarter. It is important to note that mobile devices still account for over 96% of the total internet subscribers in India as of December 2019. The mobile internet subscriber base (phone+dongle) increased an impressive 4.66% QoQ and 19.47% YoY in Q4 2019, to 695.74 million.
Growth in Mobile Internet Users in India
|Source||Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)|
|Duration||CY Q1 2014 – Q4 2019|
The country has been witnessing significant growth in its wireless internet users over the last few years. And a majority of them access the internet through their mobile devices.
Back in 2014, the share of mobile internet users in India was 92.5%. By the end of December 2014, approximately 248 million people were using the internet either through their mobile phones or dongles. Interestingly, in the next four years, the share of mobile internet users increased to 96%. While the subscriber count doubled (582.35 million) by the end of December 2018.
It is important to note that it was Q3 2018 when the number of mobile Internet subscribers in India surpassed 500 million mark for the first time. Approximately 537.92 million people were using mobile or dongle to access Internet, showing 9.63% QoQ growth.
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