The elections are over. And India has voted decisively this year. We hope that the new government brings stability and growth. This week, we wrote quite a bit on the elections, startups, the new Moto E and a few things here and there. If you missed some of our posts, here’s a quick list. Oh, and one more thing– If you are looking to attend the best startup conference in the country, don’t forget to check out UnPluggd, where you will meet amazing speakers, starutp folks and investors.
Google unveiled that the service can be extended to six different people in a family for $14.99. These plans will roll-out later this year. The service is available in 58 countries, excluding India on Android and iOS. It also allows music streaming from web browsers, Chromecast, Android TV.
Data traffic on smartphones and tablets will approach 197,000 Petabytes by 2019. However, it is estimated that only 41% of this mobile data traffic will be carried over cellular networks, with the rest being offloaded to Wi-Fi networks. Media consumption by mobile users will continue to rise, bolstered by the rise in 4G adoption and factors such as HD video usage. Video traffic, for instance, is expected to grow by 8 times between 2015 and 2019.