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Absolute Numbers 2007-2017: The “Developing” World Now Dominates the Internet

Traditionally, the data on ICT usage across the world tends to be presented proportionally – per capita usage, or penetration in the form of percentage of population. This made sense 10 years ago, when the world had just begun to notice the rapid growth of mobile phone adoption in developing regions. The typical example shown […]

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The changing flavour of the internet: the next billion come online

Yesterday Vanderbeeken posted a link to an article on the changing culture of the internet as the next billion come online. It reminded me of some thoughts I had on this aspect a few years ago when I contemplated what would happen when the next billion came online. Here’s a snippet of my thoughts from December 2007: They are […]

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