Here's why Wi-Fi connectivity in India is well below more developed markets Noor Arora One of the key reasons for the relatively low Wi-Fi connectivity in India is the limited penetration of home broadband, says an analyst with London-based OpenSignal, which specializes in crowdsourced wireless coverage mapping all over the world. Wi-Fi connectivity in India is still well below more developed markets such as the US where it has reached around the 50 per cent mark, said Peter Boyland in a blog post on Thursday. In Europe in particular, large numbers of subscribers buy their mobile, broadband, and TV services from one operator. But this business model is simply not affordable for most Indians. So the operators have largely chosen to concentrate on mobile as opposed to fixed-line networks, resulting in low penetration of home broadband connectivity in the country, Boyland said. This may also explain why subscribers on Jio's mobile network spend significantly less time on Wi-Fi compared to its rivals, he added.