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Already the third-largest online user base in the world, India has the potential to double its economic contribution from the internet in the next three years.

India could see a surge in the internet’s role in the economy from 1.6 per cent of the country’s GDP in 2011, to up to 3.3 per cent in 2015, putting it near developed countries on this measure, according to a McKinsey report.

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Joseph Menn

If your iPhone is still sluggish a few years from now, don’t blame Cisco Systems.

The top networking equipment maker on Tuesday announced a new high-end router for telecom companies that it said could handle three times the internet traffic of its current model at the same $90,000 base price.

Put a few of them together–ok, 72–and you could handle a video call from every man, woman and child in China. Read more >>