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Over 3 bln people online as internet use grows 6.6% - ITU

Monday 24 November 2014 | 16:01 CET | News
The number of people online all over the world has exceeded the 3 billion milestone for the first time, according to the latest annual "Measuring the Information Society" report from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). The data showed that internet use continues to grow steadily, hitting 6.6 percent globally in 2014 (3.3 percent in developed countries and 8.7 percent in the developing world). In fact, the number of internet users in developing countries has doubled in the past five years (2009-2014), with two thirds of all people online now living in the developing world.

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