The Internet is rapidly becoming a primary medium for communications, commerce, entertainment and finding jobs. Future economic, community participation and political advancement for these disadvantaged groups may depend on access to computers, the Internet and broadband technology. Information on government services, health and education are also increasingly going online.... Read more about consequences of digital divide
ICT has beneficial effects on economic development, nowadays ICT becomes increasingly strong determinant of growth, including the use of the Internet. If breaking digital persists, the development gap between the North and the South may get bigger.
ICT, new keys to the information society, open broad opportunities in the areas of management, commerce, education and governance. So it seems that they can contribute to the development of disadvantaged regions. ... Read more about Economic impact of the internet
The lack of skills remains a major problem because technologies become increasingly sophisticated and some countries lack the technical and economic capacities. That threatens economic growth and social development. ... Read more about Reasons for not using the internet