Global Internet usage to rise by 6.6 percent this year as web population approaches three billion

Shawn Knight

Posts: 13,002   +130
Staff member
By the end of the year, nearly 3 billion people globally will be online, up from just 2.7 billion at the end of 2013 according to the United Nations' International Telecommunications Union's (ITU) Measuring the Information Society Report.

[newwindow="https://www.techspot.com/news/58959-global-internet-usage-rise-66-percent-year-web.html"]Read more[/newwindow]
 
R

Raoul Duke

"90 percent of those still not online live in the developing world which isn’t a surprise when you consider fixed-broadband penetration stands at just six percent."
perhaps the average citizen there is more concerned with getting enough to eat, and keeping in good standing with the local warlord so they can keep all of their bodyparts than complaining about fixed broadband penetration