In the recent years there’s been a manifold increase in the usage of high-speed internet device, tablets,smart phones in India as well as globally. A recent report by Cisco justifies this fact. According to Cisco, by 2016 there would be around 2 billion networked devices in India as against one billion in 2011. Globally this number would rise to 18.9 billion by 2016 as against 10.3 billion in 2011. The APAC region alone will account for almost 46 percent (app 8.7 million) of these networked devices.
Between 2011 to 2016, the internet traffic in India is expected to grow at a CAGR (Compunded Annual Growth Rate) of 64%. The internet user base is expected to reach the 502 million mark in 2016 as against 127 million in 2011.The number of fixed line users are expected to grow from 85 million in 2011 to 212 million in 2012. Apart from this, the average fixed broadband speed is expected to grow from 1.5 Mbps in 2011 to 6 Mbps in 2016. Globally this number is expected to grow from 9 Mbps in 2011 to 34 Mbps in 2016.