News tagged with number of internet users

China vows faster, cheaper Internet

China has said it will aim to bring faster and cheaper Internet access to more people, following complaints that a near monopoly by state-backed firms had hurt service.

Apr 02, 2012
5 / 5 (3) 1

How Internet is changing Ugandan business

Sitting in the glow of his flat-screen computer monitor in a fashionable office, Donald Kasule says that until recently it was almost impossible to imagine making a success of an Internet start-up in Uganda.

Jan 18, 2012
not rated yet 0

Google eyes Asia growth with new data centres

Google has begun construction of a new data centre in Hong Kong, the first of three planned for Asia as the Web giant expands to meet the region's growing thirst for information technology.

Dec 08, 2011
not rated yet 0

Do without the Internet? (w/ Video)

The number of Internet users worldwide has now surpassed two billion and so many of us have integrated the web into our lives that it's hard to quantify how much it's worth to us. But The Fund for American Studies gave it ...

Jul 14, 2011
4 / 5 (4) 1

China's online population rises to 477mn

The number of Internet users in China, already the world's largest online market, hit 477 million at the end of March, a senior government official was quoted by state media as saying Monday.

May 16, 2011
not rated yet 0