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Interactive: Digital India dream has a long way to go

India today has 367.46 million Internet connections, with only 190 million of these being broadband connections. Photograph: (AFP)

WION New Delhi, Delhi, India Jan 05, 2017, 11.42 AM (IST)

Over the past few years, the Indian government has been pushing its Digital India initiative. Added to that, the government’s demonetisation drive has resulted in a greater need for high-speed and deeper Internet penetration in the country.
 
Latest figures released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India show that broadband connections in the country grew by just a little over 18 percent at the end of September 2016.
 
India today has 367.46 million Internet connections, with only 190 million of these being broadband connections.
 
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