The survey recorded responses of more than 9,400 people across six countries: France, Germany, India, Singapore, the U.S. and the UK, and offers insights into peoples behavioural associations, technical
understanding and emotional connections to the Internet.
The study showed that Indian men spend more time on the Internet than surveyed Indian women, but the latter felt more anxious or lost when not connected to the Internet.
The study reveals that 48% of surveyed Indians have a realistic view of the Internet reaching its full capacity limitations, compared to Germany (26%), UK (30%), US (28%), France (43%) or Singapore (38%) respondents. Indian respondents understand that a lot of information resides in the cloud with 69% aware that the cloud resides in data centres While 61% of Indian respondents believe that everyone owns the Internet, compared to 70% globally with 21% rightly pointing out that each individual country owns their internet when compared to 16% globally.
Interestingly, 43% of Indians were ready to give up television for an Internet connection. Globally, 28% of the respondents were willing to give up alcohol for an Internet connection.