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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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Goodbye YouTube

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There was a recent news item suggesting that the ministry or governmental authority or whatever had declared that the ban on YouTube was not going to be lifted in Pakistan any time soon. The reason given was that improper content could not be removed from it. By improper content we all know what is meant. […]

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Internet access rate in South Asia disappointing: PEW

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The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said a third of the world’s population has online access to the Internet with South Asia having lowest penetration rates of 9 percent. Thirteen out of every 100 people in Sub-Saharan Africa have the Internet access. Mobile phones and internet have become integral part of development but South […]

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