INDIAN IT IN NUMBERS
(Updated October 22 2021)
Total no. of phone subscriptions: 1.24 billion (1224 million)
Mobiles: 1199 million Landlines: 25 million
Broadband Internet users: 820 million including mobile Internet 800 million
and wired broadband 20 million.
TV owning houses: 210 million
DTH operators: 6; Private TV channel 900
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award in India , Anand was honoured by the UN at its first World Summit
of the Information Society in 2003 with the PANOS-GKP award for print
journalism for his sustained coverage of e-literacy campaigns in South
India. For 8 years, The Hindu's IT Consulting Editor, Anand is a doyen
of technology journalists in India, widely respected for demystifying
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