Data centre biz to see Rs1.5T investments

Amid the growing data localisation demand in India, the country is likely to witness 4,900-5,000 MW of capacity with an investment of Rs1.5 lakh crore in the next six years. The key triggers for digital explosion in India are the increasing internet and mobile penetration, the government’s thrust on e-governance/ digital India, adoption of new technologies (cloud computing, IoT and 5G), growing user base for social media, gaming, e-commerce, and OTT platforms.