Webaroo currently has 12M users of SMS GupShup. These users send 500M messages/month, which represents 7% of all SMS messaging in India. Use cases for this product: micro-blogging, news, social networking.
Some interesting data from his presentation.
- Globally, there are 1.4B users of http, and there are 3.5B mobile subscribers
- The majority of growth in mobile subscribers is in rural areas, with most handsets costing less than $50 (unsubsidized).