How high-speed internet benefits the societies at large
Updated: Dec 6, 2022
When it comes to high-speed internet, there are many benefits to the society. In this article we explore the impact.
High-speed Internet is key for working from home, for children’s education when they can’t attend school in person, for telemedicine, for benefiting from social support programs, and for enabling access to financial services for everyone, especially for those living in remote areas.
The digital divide is more like a chasm, both within and between countries.
Still, Internet usage remains a luxury: half of the world’s population does not have access to the Internet, either through a mobile device or through fixed line broadband.
As the map in this chart of the week shows, the digital divide—the gap between those who have Internet access and those who don’t—is more like a chasm, both within and between countries.