Mobile phones continued to remain the device of choice for accessing the Internet in both urban and rural parts of the country.
An estimated 71 million children aged between 5-11 years in India access the Internet on devices of their family members, constituting about 14 per cent of the country's active Internet user base of over 500 million, according to the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI).
According to IAMAI's 'Digital in India' report, India had 504 million active Internet users, who logged onto the web at least once in the last one month, at the end of November 2019.
"Of the overall Internet population, 433 million are of the age of 12 years and above, and 71 million are in the age bracket of 5-11 years who access the Internet on the devices of family members," it added. The data
First Published: May 05 2020 | 6:43 PM IST