Google wants almost entire India online
Tech giant Google has said it has set a target of taking the number of Indians using internet to a whopping one billion-mark.
“We have a very simple mission in India. We want to get a billion Indians online ,” its vice president for South East Asia and India, Rajan Anandan said at an event here.
However he did not give any timeline for the target, but said India has 350 million internet users now and the number is expected to reach 600 million by 2020.
The Google executive further said this is possible by making the internet more accessible and affordable, which the company is trying to do through its initiatives like free Wi-Fi at railway stations in association with Railtel. Read More…