News tagged with internet penetration

How Africa can develop a home-grown tech sector

Africa is coming online rapidly. Internet penetration in the continent is growing faster than in any other region in the world, giving millions more people access to better communication, information and business opportunities. ...

dateJul 19, 2016 in Business
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Where do most of the Internet users live?

Dr Mark Graham and Dr Ralph Straumann, researchers at the Oxford Internet Institute, have created a global map showing the total number of Internet users in different countries.

dateJul 13, 2015 in Internet
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Facebook's expands in Zambia

(AP)—Facebook's project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online with an app launching Thursday in Zambia.

dateJul 31, 2014 in Software
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Luxembourg shows 'bigger is not always better'

Sometimes good things come in small packages and this is indeed true of Luxembourg when it comes to information and communication technologies (ICT). Take the example of broadband rollout. Being a small country means there ...

dateApr 19, 2013 in Telecom
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Web revolution awaits Google chief in Myanmar

For years Myanmar's paranoid junta blocked websites such as Gmail and YouTube. However, when Google chairman Eric Schmidt visits this week, he will find a small but flourishing Internet community.

dateMar 21, 2013 in Internet
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