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More than a half of the population of Earth got Internet access — Rambler News Service


Photo: Pixabay By the end of 2018 Internet access will be got by 3.9 billion people or 51.2% of inhabitants of Earth, the International Telecommunication Union reports. "By estimates of the United Nations on information and communication technologies, by the end of 2018 51.2 percent of world's population, or 3.9 billion people will use the Internet" — it is said in the statement. In the message it is specified that in 13 years the share of inhabitants with access to network in the countries of Africa grew from 2.1% in 2005 to 24.4% in 2018. The share of inhabitants with Internet access in the developed countries of the world grew from 51.3% to 80.9%, in developing — from 7.7% to 45.3%. In the CIS countries the level of penetration of the Internet averages 71.3%, in the countries of Europe — 79.6%.

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