Google sees mobiles as the future, especially in markets like India, according to Business Standard.
Mobile Internet fastest growing vertical, says Google India MD.
Listing a set of next big trends in the overall technology sector, Google India says mobile Internet is set to lead the way for the industry. As against 14 per cent in the US, 11 per cent in Russia, and 6 per cent in the UK, Google India sees about 40 per cent search queries from mobile phones in the country.
“Mobile phones are the future. More smartphones and tablets are being shipped in India than desktops and laptops. In fact, about 40 per cent of search queries for Google India comes from mobile phones as against US (14), UK (6) and Russia (11),” said Rajan Anandan, managing director of Google India during a speaker session at ‘Confluence 2011’ on Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) campus.