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Internet access: 165 million people in Pakistan remain offline: World Bank

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The internet remains unavailable, inaccessible, and unaffordable to a majority of the world’s population including in Pakistan where 165 million population remains offline, says the World Bank (WB). India has offline population of 1.063 billion, China 755 million, Indonesia 213 million and Bangladesh 148 million. According to the WB report “World Development Report 2016: Digital […]

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Pakistan has the lowest internet user density

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ISLAMABAD: At 13.8 per cent, Pakistan has the lowest internet user density (users per 100 individuals) in the region. Due to its geo-strategic location and access to coastlines, however, it has the potential to become a supply route for internet and communication services for the neighbouring landlocked countries. This was revealed in a study titled […]

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