The one industry which has seen drastic growth in the recent past years is none other than the Internet service sector. Currently, the internet service sector in India is valued to be of worth $33.8 billion and is expected to reach $76.4 billion in the coming year.
Moreover, it is expected that this sector will grow into a $124 billion market along with 12 million job opportunities by the end of the year 2022. In the present scenario, the internet service sector includes digital classified, food tech, digital advertising, e-tail, fintech, e-travel, and ticketing, etc.
According to a study conducted by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), these fruitful numbers of jobs will be reached only if the essential and critical factors are met.
Those critical factors are :-
developed distribution of network
supportive government policies
proper connectivity, etc.
Coming to the future aspect of this sector, it is expected that the new and trending technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), etc. will help in shaping the sector to reach new heights of success.
Along with the technical advancements, the report of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) also addressed the socio-economic impact of digital services.
It attempts to focus on the fact that employment generation using the growth of the Internet will be categorized into 3 levels:
primary level – which refers to direct employment generation
secondary level – which refers to self-employment generation
tertiary level – which refers to allied industries in the ecosystem
Considering the impact of these technologies on this sector, it can only be said that the Internet will positively change the way in which the needs, requirements, and demands of the users are addressed.
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