News tagged with internet penetration

Facebook's Internet.org expands in Zambia

(AP)—Facebook's Internet.org 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.

Jul 31, 2014
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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 ...

Apr 19, 2013
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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.

Mar 21, 2013
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Google chairman Eric Schmidt to visit Myanmar

Google chairman Eric Schmidt will visit Myanmar next week, highlighting increasing Internet freedom in the former pariah state just weeks after a controversial trip to communist North Korea.

Mar 16, 2013
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Tajikistan blocks US-funded news website

(AP)—Tajikistan has blocked a popular U.S.-funded news website, only days after barring access to social networking site Facebook for featuring content allegedly insulting to the Central Asian nation's president.

Nov 30, 2012
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