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January 2, 2014

Indian Mobile Web exced 155 million, rural india to grow at 40%

The number of mobile internet users is going to reach 155 million in India by the end of March 2014, and 185 million by June, maintaining a quarter-on-quarter (Q-o-Q) growth of 20 per cent, according to a report released by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and market research firm IMRB International.

Urban Indian Cities ( tier 1 and tier 2 (will continue to account for a large percentage of the mobile internet users and is expected to reach 126 million by March 2014 and touch 153 million users by June, accounting for over 82 per cent of the total mobile internet users.

 In comparison, the number of mobile internet users in rural India will register an impressive 50 per cent growth to reach 32 million by June 2014. The report further mentions that this number was 130 million as of the end of last month, and 110 million as of October 2013, of which 85 million users were from urban India and the rest from rural India.