2 Billion People on the Internet

imageAccording to a report published by the International Telecommunication Union, the number of Internet users around the world doubled in the past five years and will surpass the two billion mark in 2010.  1.6 billion people now have Internet access available to them from their home.

Broadband subscriptions rose substantially with 8% of the world Internet subscriptions using broadband.

The amount of SMS (text) messages tripled over the past three years to reach 6.1 trillion.  This means about 200,000 text messages are being sent every second! 

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