A study conducted by a UK based broadband comparison website reveals that India has the most affordable mobile data rates in the world. The cost of 1GB data in the country is Rs 1.41 at its lowest and Rs 98.76 at its peak. The average cost of 1GB data in the country was calculated to be around Rs 18.34. The news arrives a few years after the arrival of Reliance Jio, the telecom operator that is credited for bringing down mobile data costs in the country.Mobile Data Rates Across The World
Data from 6,313 mobile plans in 230 countries were gathered and analysed by Cable.co.uk between 23 October and 28 November 2018. The goal of the research was to find average rates of [...]
Most of the websites are designed for a desktop user experience. However, the number of people who access the internet through their smartphones is increasing by the day. In 2015, 55% of the Google searches came from a smartphone, which has been increased to 77% in 2016. This tells us that, 2 out of three users are accessing the internet through mobile devices.
To improve the mobile internet experience, Google came up with the concept called project Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). It loads pages quickly on smartphones. Similarly, Facebook also uses Instant articles, which loads the stories on Facebook in quicker than a usual browser.What is project AMP?
With 4G gaining speed slowly here in India, we’re already looking at the possibility of 5G coming sooner than expected. There is no doubt that the next step to fast, wireless network is 5G. The question is how quickly that may happen. Though it is highly unlikely that 5G would be introduced by next year, it will not, however, it has not stopped smartphone makers to prepare for it.
The whole idea behind 5G comes as a ‘what can we add’ when looking at 4G. 4G connections tend to drain battery life in a flash and 5G would look to solve this by making it more energy efficient.