New Delhi, January 09, 2014: Indian Internet surfers from phones saw more than doubling in the period from November 2012 to November 2013.
According to the latest Internet Economy Watch, published jointly by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and market researcher IMRB, visitors to various websites to look for mobile phones has gone up from 6.05 million in November 2012 to 13.65 million in November 2013 registering a y-o-y growth of 126%.
While branded apparels witnessed 12.45 million online user visits in November 2013 as compared to 6.42 million user visits in November 2012, the footwear segment registered 110% y-o-y growth in November 2013 when compared with user visits in November 2012. The online users visit to spa and restaurant segment decreased from 0.70 million in November 2012 to 0.58 million in November 2013.
The monthly tracker also finds a y-o-y growth of 104% in online booking of railway tickets when compared with the numbers of corresponding month last year. Railway tickets booked online in November 2013 were 9.81 million as compared to 4.81 million in November 2012. The online bookings of air tickets witnessed a decrease from 1.47 million in November 2012 to 1.33 million in November 2013.