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India Connected: How the Smartphone is Transforming the World's Largest Democracy

Ravi Agrawal

Abstract

Former chief CNN India correspondent and award-wining journalist Ravi Agrawal takes readers on a journey across the Subcontinent, through its remote rural villages and its massive metropolises, seeking out the nexuses of change created by smartphones, and with them connection to the internet. As always with India, the numbers are staggering: in 2000, 20 million Indians had access to the internet; by 2017, 465 million were online, with three Indians discovering the internet every second. By 2020, India's online community is projected to exceed 700 million, and more than a billion Indians are e ... More

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190858650
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190858650.001.0001

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Ravi Agrawal, author

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