UN report: Mobile internet remains higher in low-income nations

(MENAFN) The worth of mobile data programs in low-income nations stays way higher than in greater-income nations, indicating that those who can least pay for broadband are compensating the highest prices in relative conditions, as shown by a UN report issued on Wednesday.

Around 33 percent of the worldwide population stays without an internet connection, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies.

As shown by the most recent ITU Facts and Figures numbers, a yearly outlook of worldwide digital connectivity and internet use, nearly 75 percent of the worldwide population age 10 and higher currently possesses a mobile phone and more likely a smart phone.

Youngsters among the ages of 15-24 are the triggering force of connectivity, with three-quarters of youth around the world currently capable of using the internet, it stated.

Nonetheless, in spite of making up almost 50 percent of the worldwide population, just 63 percent of women were utilizing the internet this year.


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