This is an advertisement Buy the report The rapid increase in the use of mobile Internet in India is showing no signs of abating, a trend that should cheer up the telecom operators as well as the internet companies. According to the latest edition of MediaNama Insights report on Mobile Internet in India — which has more than hundred charts illustrating mobile internet's tremendous growth — 3G has emerged as the key force behind the adoption of mobile internet in the country. And even though bulk of the population is still not connected to the internet, an increasing number of people are expected to use high-speed data for rich media, shopping and browsing. Here is a quick overview of the report: 1. Mobile data consumption registered an annual increase of 65% and 10% for the quarter ending September 2015 with the top four telecom operators reporting total data usage of 1223.50 billion MB in the last four quarters. 2. Data connections accounted for 28% of the total mobile connections for the top four telecom operators in India during September 2015. 3. 3G connections accounted for 41% of the total mobile internet user base for the top four telecom operators for the three-month period ending September 2014, up from 29% a year before. In absolute terms, the top four telecom operators have a total of 86.38 million 3G connections and 109.67 million 2G connections. 4. For the quarter ending September 2015, the top four telecom operators added a total of 8.36 million 3G connections and lost 1.14 million 2G connections. 5. The quantum of data consumed on…
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