Google sets goals for India operations, to 'build services for every Indian'

Tuesday 28 August 2018 | 11:52 CET | News
Google has set three main goals in India, including making the internet work for more Indians; making the company's products more relevant to Indians; and taking the best of India to the rest of the world. According to Google, India has the second largest population of internet users in the world, and it's getting bigger. Around 40 million new users come online in India every year. In the next three years, Google expects 45 percent of internet users in India to be women.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / Google / Micromax / Nokia / Samsung
Countries: India
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