NEW DELHI : Pointing towards the growing importance of internet in the country, a survey has revealed that 46% of users in India spend 6 hours or more a day actively using the internet whereas 82% admit to the fear of missing out when not connected.

“In India, not only did 46% of respondents spend 6 hours or more a day actively using the internet (in comparison to 29% globally), but an alarming 82% of respondents admit to the ‘fear of missing out’ (FOMO) when not connected (the highest globally),” Tata Communications said in its ‘Connected World II’ report.

The report captures responses from 9,417 internet users across six emerging and developed countries — France, Germany, India (2,117), Singapore, the US, and the UK .

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