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UN report finds more work needed on broadband development

Monday 24 September 2012 | 15:00 CET | News
The UN-backed Broadband Commission for Digital Development has released its first country-by-country snapshot of the state of broadband deployment worldwide. The report evaluates the roll-out of broadband around the world and tracks progress towards achieving the four targets set by the commission in 2011 for boosting broadband affordability and uptake. The report reveals that while household internet access has seen strong growth over the past year and is on track to achieve the target for homes connected to broadband, individual internet use continues to lag behind. ITU analysts believe

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