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The Offline World

How to reach the half of the world's population who don't access the internet

Half of the world's population don't access the internet, and they're missing out on economic and social benefits says Dhanaraj Thakur, research director at the Web Foundation. Satellites might provide the solution to reaching people in remote areas according to Jason Knapp from the company Viasat and Larry Smarr from the University of Southern California. Dudu Mkhwanazi, CEO of Project Isizwe, describes the benefits of access for poor townships in South Africa.

(Photo: Internet users in the Ivory Coast, Credit: Getty Images)

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Tue 6 Nov 2018 13:32GMT


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