Challenges of the Digital Revolution. Dr Tim Kelly, Int’l Telecom Union (ITU), International Policy Dialogue on Digital Inclusion, Berlin, 23-24 January 2001.
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Dr Tim Kelly,Int’l Telecom Union (ITU), International Policy Dialogue on Digital Inclusion, Berlin, 23-24 January 2001
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Digital divide = Telecoms divide
User distribution, by income group, Jan 2000
Source: ITU World Telecommunication Indicators Database.
Share of low and lower-middle income countries in:
Telephone main lines
Estimated Internet Users
Source: ITU World Telecommunication Indicators Database.The digital divide is shrinking, but also shifting
LDCsShare of world population = 10.6%Share of Internet users = 0.1%
Source: Internet Diffusion Case Studies at: http://www.itu.int/ti/casestudies
World Summit on the Info Society, 2003Possible target for reporting on digital divide initiatives?