Monday, February 20

It's all in the numbers

Food for thought:

1. India's internet users grew to 38.5m by the end of 2005 (+50% on previous year)

2. The Top Advertiser in the US by media value last year was...Vonage (not AT&T)

3. Search use in the states grew 55% y-o-y (are people struggling to find stuff?)

4. The medals for fastest growing broadband countries go to: Morroco, Romania and India

5. The most broadband lines are in US (46.9m), China (35.9m) and Japan (26.4m)

6. Users are experimenting with web browsers, our window on the net, now more than ever, Microsoft's share declined by 5% to 85% of users last year

7. Internet usage of TV and Internet has increased 72% in four years

8. 5% of Americans consume internet through RSS/XML aggregators

9. 81% of teens play games online, 79% use IM online (just 10% shy of email use amongst this group)

10. "There are three types of lies - lies, damn lies, and statistics." - Variously attributed to Benjamin Disraeli, Alfred Marshall, Mark Twain and many other dead people


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