Despite being a global IT superpower, India confronts the most serious digital divide amongst emerging economies. With nearly 360 million telephone lines,India has reached a teledensity of 31.5%, which means nearly every third Indian has access to a phone. However, while three out of every four Indians in the urban heartland have access to a telephone (74.25% urban teledensity), rural penetration is just a little over one person out of every ten (13.21% rural teledensity).  Read more at http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Business/India_Business/Only_13_of_rural_India_has_access_to_telephone/articleshow/3820808.cms