Is the digital divide becoming a chasm?

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Sep 21, 2017
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This article is part of the Forum Network series on Digitalisation

A new UN report warns about the deepening inequalities in global connectivity. It says that 52% of the world's population still have no access to the internet. Net connection speeds are rising in more developed nations, but are static elsewhere. The report reaffirms that improved net access is a key driver of other social goals. 

Digital tools can increase access to health, empower patients, and provide better health information and education for all”.

Read the full article on bbc.com: UN warning on growing digital 'chasm'

Do you have any obvious solutions to bridge the connectivity gap and improve net access speeds in all regions?

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Nuria Villanova

Communication Campaigns Coordinator, OECD

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