Internet access

Internet milestone reached, as more than 50 per cent go online: UN telecoms agency

For the first time, more than half of the world’s population of nearly 8 billion will be using the internet by the end of 2018, the United Nations telecommunications agency announced on Friday.

Refugees without mobile and internet access lack a vital “lifeline”

Mobile phones and the internet can be key survival tools for refugees around the world, the UN says, but it’s found that many still do not have access to either.

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