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May 9, 2012

Mobile contributes 10% Web Traffic,India leads with 195% increase

Source: StatCounter Global Stats - Mobile vs. Desktop Market Share






Mobile now accounts for 10 percent of all Internet usage worldwide, after the rise in demand and ownership of smartphones and tablets saw the proportional use of the mobile Web more than double over the last 18 months.Worldwide, 


Global mobile  web now accounts for 10.01 percent of total Internet usage, having increased from just 3.81 percent in 2010, which is  a 300% increase in adoption in the last 2 years.


India is among the leading nations where the Mobile and Smartphone Revolution is taking place..  along with the launch of 4G services in Kolkata, Delhi and Bangalore .Indian mobile web users is expected to zoom ahead of the PC and Desktop internet. India’s mobile Web usage has grown strongly to account for just under 50 percent, as March-April, that’s up from just 2 percent in January 2009 and 18 percent in January 2011.
Asia is the region where mobile is most active, accounting for almost 18 percent of total net usage, but a sizeable increase in mobile-based surfing is also visible in Europe and Africa, among other regions.
Last week, we reported that traffic from the mobile Web will overtake fixed-line Internet usage in India by the end of the year, and that inspired Pingdom to update its stats on global mobile Web usage with some interesting findings.
 India’s mobile Web usage has grown strongly to account for just under 50 percent, as March-April, that’s up from just 2 percent in January 2009 and 18 percent in January 2011.