[Air-L] percentage of Internet access?

Jeremiah Spence jspence5 at mail.utexas.edu
Fri Dec 12 14:34:49 PST 2008


Along these same lines, does anyone know where data on global 
penetration of 2G and 3G cell/data networks can be obtained?

-Jeremiah
UT-Austin

Peter Timusk wrote:
> Also access is not use and this week I am considering the question of 
> what impact the internet has..what do people use the net for? what is 
> Internet literacy? at work at statistics Canada we also consider 
> intensity of use in terms of frequency. Also years of access.
> 
> Many ways to dice these simple numbers.
> 
> Peter
> On 12-Dec-08, at 1:14 PM, Ismael Peña-López wrote:
> 
>> Stephanie,
>>
>> "Access to the Internet" is quite a blurry concept: users? coverage?
>> subscribers?
>> People that deal with e-readiness issues usually refer to "Internet 
>> users"
>> but, depending on your interests, you might be willing to know other 
>> data.
>>
>> The best sources are the International Telecommunication Unit, the World
>> Bank and the World Economic Forum, respectively:
>>
>> http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/icteye/ (only with MS Internet Explorer)
>> http://www.worldbank.org/kam
>> http://www.insead.edu/v1/gitr/wef/main/analysis/
>>
>> Here I have a list of other resources that collect (and sometimes 
>> publish)
>> data about Information and Communication Technologies:
>>
>> http://ictlogy.net/wiki/index.php?title=Category:Data_ICT
>>
>> Hope that helped. If not, please do write to me off-list :)
>>
>> -- 
>>
>> Ismael Peña-López
>> ICTlogy.net
>>
>> Public Policies for Development and ICT4D
>> School of Law and Political Science
>> Open University of Catalonia
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