The Times of India (13.3mn readers); Hindustan Times(6.3mn readers)
Other widely read English papers include: The Hindu (5.2mn); The Indian Express (1.8mn)
Largest read vernacular newspaper
Published in Malayalam, The Morning Bell (9.7mn readers) has the largest circulation amongst regional languages
Print (Newspapers, Tabloids, Magazines etc.) Television Radio Internet
Print Media Growth – Key Factors Booming Indian economy – Literate population on the rise Increasing consumerism – Entry of global brands in the country Opening of the sector to foreign investors Newspaper companies entering newer regions and segments Print (Newspapers, Tabloids, Magazines etc.) Television Radio Internet
Indian Viewers are now spending more time watching News.
4 news channels with a pan India coverage, available on Conditional access system and by Direct to Home Satellite television.
There are International news channels available in India
There are channels specifically devoted to finance and the stock market as well
Print (Newspapers, Tabloids, Magazines etc.) Television Radio Internet International News Channels Hindi/English DD News Bangla Tara News Telugu TV9 News Malayalam Asia Net News Tamil Sun News English CNBC TV18 English CNN/IBN English NDTV 24x7 Hindi Star News Language Channel Name
News Channels National News Channels Regional News Channels Hindi Zee Business Hindi CNBC Awaaz Hindi IBN 7 Hindi Tez Hindi Janmat Hindi India TV English Headlines Today Hindi Sahara Samay Hindi Zee News English NDTV Profit Hindi NDTV India Hindi Aaj Tak English Times Now Language Channel Name Bangla Star Anand Kannada Udaya News Telugu ETV2 News Telugu Teja News Language Channel Name
According to I-Cube 2008, a survey conducted jointly by IMRB International and Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)
India had 45.3mn active internet users and 62.5mn claimed internet users
Main reason for lack of internet use – lack of awareness of the use of the medium RURAL INDIA Total Indian Population- 818 Million Rural Population- 568 Mn Rural Literate Population- 368 Mn Rural English Speaking Population- 63 Mn Rural Computer Literates-15.1 Mn Rural claimed Internet Users- 5.5 Mn Rural Active Internet Users- 3.3 Mn URBAN INDIA Total Indian Population- 818 Million Urban Population- 250 Mn Urban Literate Population- 205 Mn Urban English Speaking Population- 77 Mn Urban Computer Literates- 85 Mn (Sept.’08) Urban Claimed Internet Users- 57 Mn (Sept.’08) Urban Active Internet Users- 42 Mn (Sept.’08) Print (Newspapers, Tabloids, Magazines etc.) Television Radio Internet