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Mobiles narrow digital divisions

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by gkd_uk, Feb 8, 2008.

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    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    Mobile phones and net access are helping narrow the gulf between rich and poor nations, says a UN report.
    The efficiencies these technologies bring has boosted development in poorer countries, said the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

    Mobile phone users in developing nations now make up 58% of handset subscribers worldwide, it said.

    But it warned that the digital divide meant that developing nations still lagged far behind richer countries.

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