India will soon become 2nd largest wired country

BACKinterntAccording to a report by industry body IAMAI, the number of Internet users in India is expected to surge to 402 million by December, registering a growth of 49% over last year.

About 306 million of these users will access the Internet from their mobile devices, up from 276 million a few months ago.

The number is expected to further surge to 462 million by next June as more people come online, especially through their mobile devices.

It is estimated that by December India will overtake the US as the second largest Internet user base, after China that leads.