Billions Of People Remain Without Access To Internet - Int'l Telecommunication Union

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 15. The latest dataindicates that 2.6 billion people remain without internet access,Regional Director of the International telecommunication Union(ITU) for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) office,Natalia Mochu said at the international GSMA M360 Eurasia 2024conference, Trend reports.

"We often hear about the promising future of the digitaleconomy. Our Secretary General highlighted at the Mobile WorldCongress that the digital Economy has outpaced physical GDP growthby 2.5 times over the past decade," she emphasized.

The regional director noted that the telecom industry is closelymonitoring the opportunities presented by the digital economy.

"We're particularly attentive to transformative technologieslike 5G, the space economy, and the anticipated benefits andexpansion of these sectors within the global GDP," she added.

To note, the GSMA M360 Eurasia 2024 international conference istaking place in Baku, spanning from May 15 through May 16. Thisevent gathers leading experts, regulators, heads of mobileoperators, IT corporations, high-ranking politicians, and otherparticipants. Baku is hosting the M360 Eurasia conference for thesecond time.

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