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Nine of 10 Indian users consume content in local languages: Google India

Nearly 40 million users of Internet who were added from 2015-18 and nine out of ten such new user is Indian language user, Nidhi Gupta, senior product manager, Google India said

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

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After English, Hindi was the second most used language across all Google products platform. Photo: Reuters

Nine out of ten new Internet users in India at present consume content in Indian languages, a official said.

Nearly 40 million users of Internet who were added from 2015-18 and nine out of ten such new user is Indian language user, Nidhi Gupta, senior product manager, India, said here.

She also informed that Hindi web consumption has grown over 90 per cent during 2015-16 while the English content growth was 19 per cent.

Gupta said in a press conference here on Tuesday that after English, Hindi was the second most used language across all products platform.

"There were limited options for products, services and contents for Indian language users on internet. Google recognised the growing demand for Indian language contents and integrated greater Indian language support across existing products and services," she said.

First Published: Tue, December 03 2019. 21:35 IST
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