YouTube’s CEO has said that India is the largest
and fastest growing audience for YouTube. YouTube is an American video-sharing
website headquartered in San Bruno, California. It is one of Google’s
YouTube has more than 265 million monthly active
users in India. In last one year, YouTube’s consumption on mobile has increased
to 85%, with 60% of the watch time coming from outside of the six largest
metros in India.
The development is an indication of substantial
growth in internet coverage and data growth In India. The government has introduced
Digital India programme which has a core vision to provide digital
infrastructure – make high speed internet available to citizens.
India also has BharatNet project (previously
known as National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN)) in place which seeks to provide
high speed broadband connectivity to all gram panchayats across India.