India Dynamics

India Dynamics
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The demand for global connectivity continues to rise, with content growth being a major catalyst for increasing bandwidth demand. India is at the forefront of the growing need for data, which is being driven by increasing smartphone penetration and the deployment of 4G networks. India is among the top three global economies terms of of digital consumers – with over 630 million internet subscribers in 2019, India is the second largest internet subscriptions market in the world. This growing pattern of data consumption is expected to continue over the next decade and requires the necessary infrastructure to support this growth.

India Dynamics
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The demand for global connectivity continues to rise, with content growth being a major catalyst for increasing bandwidth demand. India is at the forefront of the growing need for data, which is being driven by increasing smartphone penetration and the deployment of 4G networks. India is among the top three global economies terms of of digital consumers – with over 630 million internet subscribers in 2019, India is the second largest internet subscriptions market in the world. This growing pattern of data consumption is expected to continue over the next decade and requires the necessary infrastructure to support this growth.

Whilst consumer data tariffs within India are amongst the lowest in the world, international capacity continues to rank amongst the most expensive in the world.

Under the National Digital Communications Policy 2018, the Government of India has signalled its’ intent to pursue policies to promote the development of a digital economy. Datawave Networks and the SING cable support these policy objectives.

Industry Estimates

  • Global IP traffic projected to grow 3x from 2017 to 2022 (Source: Cisco VNI)
  • IP Data Center traffic projected to grow 4x by 2022 (Source: Cisco & Ovum)
  • India’s total smartphone projected to reach 1.1 billion by 2024 growing at 11 percent CAGR (Source: Ericsson Mobility Report 2019)