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INDIAN IT IN NUMBERS 
(Updated September 17 2021
)
Total no. of  phone subscriptions: 1.20 billion (120 million)
Mobiles    1800 million 
Landlines: 20 million 
Total no. of PCs: 250 million 
Internet users:    700 million  including  mobile Internet 500  million
Broadband users:    720  million
(wired:  20 million;   wireless :  700 million) Broadband  defined as >512 KBPS

TV owning houses: 300 million  ( DTH 125m  cable 175m)
DTH operators: 6;     Private TV channel  900
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Ericsson Mobility Report 2020
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 INDIAN IT IN NUMBERS
(Update  September 17 2021)
Total number of phone subscribers: 1.20 billion (120million)

Mobiles:  1800 million 
Landlines:  20 million 
* the numbers of both wired and wireless subscribers  has been declining  since October 2017 and we have had to   amend our numbers to reflect the trend
-- Total no. of PCs:  250 million  
 Internet users:  700 million  (Mobile internet: 500 million) 
 A fixed line internet connection is typically shared by  2-4 users  
Broadband:   720  million (wired  20 million; wireless: 700 million)
TV owning houses: 300  million (  DTH 125m  cable 175m)
DTH Operators: 6   Private TV channel  900
On average Indian households view   ~ 5 hours of TV a day accorfding to  the Broadcast Audience Research Coundil ( BARC)
NEW: Indian Drone Rules notified  August 25 2021. Read report on details here
The gazette notification of the Drone Rules 2021 can be found here
KPMG Media and Entertainment Report 2020  Full report and summary
Ericsson Mobility report Nov 2020 Details here
25 years of Internet in India.. see the numbers here
INDIA Media and entertainment: FICCI Report  March 2020:  news story with link to full report in PDF

India  Draft e-commerce policy Feb 2019 here
Feb 2019   TRAI Whitepaper on Enabling  5G in India

 

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