Internet still an obscure term in India, says study

Posted on March 28, 2007  /  2 Comments

VRISHTI BENIWAL | The Financial Expresss, India

NEW DELHI, MAR 25:  Have you ever heard of Internet? As strange and shocking as this question is the fact that a sizeable chunk of India’s population doesn’t know what Internet is! About 72% people in the lower socio-economic strata of the country have never heard the word ‘Internet’, according to a study whose key findings were recently presented to the Cellular Operators Association of India and Universal Services Obligations Fund. The study will be released next year.

[Note: This study, Teleuse@BOP was released in Singapore on 28 February 2007.]

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