Research & Numbers

Naukri: Media Hiring Down 7% YoY in March 2014

Hiring in the media and entertainment segment has gone down by 7% from last year, according to Naukri Job Speak Index. It has also declined by 14% from Feb 2014 ... Continue_Reading
58% Indians using Opera Mini mobile browsers use low end Java-based devices, while 30% use Android and 12% using other operating systems, the company revealed via a Tweet on Internet usage ... Continue_Reading
Mobile data usage in India has increased by 87% according to Nokia Solutions and Networks’ MBit Index (pdf), an annual report on mobile broadband performance in India.  ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.56 million connections in the month of January 2014, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is a 2.63% increase from 2.50 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading
According to the Indian telecom regulator TRAI, India added 10.23 million “active” connections during the month of January 2014, while it added 7 million total connections during the month. This indicates ... Continue_Reading
The Cellular Operators Association of India (which includes most of India’s GSM telecom operators), has reported an addition of 8.58 million GSM connections in January 2014, closing in at 703.4 million connections, ... Continue_Reading
There are 40.27 million wireless broadband connections in India including mobile and dongle connections at the end of 2013, according to latest data from TRAI.  ... Continue_Reading
Porting requests were submitted for 2.50 million connections in the month of December 2013, according to the Indian Telecom regulator TRAI. This is a 19.79% increase from 2.09 million porting requests reported ... Continue_Reading
According to the Indian telecom regulator TRAI, India added 8.9 million “active” connections during the month of December 2013, while it added 5.1 million total connections during the month. This indicates ... Continue_Reading
Smartphone sales in India increased by 166.8% making it the world’s fastest growing smartphone market in the last quarter of 2013, according to Gartner. It also revealed that worldwide, smartphones ... Continue_Reading
The number of URLs the Indian government asked social networking websites to block has more than tripled from 2012. The government asked these websites to block 1,299 URLs from in 2013, up ... Continue_Reading

India PC Market Declined 19.9% In Q4 2013; HCL Factor

In the quarter where HCL decided to get out of PC business, the PC market in India, which includes both desktops and laptops, has declined by 19.9% YoY to 1.96 million ... Continue_Reading