Connecting everyone to internet 'would add $6.7tn to global economy'

Posted in: Digital Divide at 19/05/2016 12:54

Bringing internet access to the 4.1 billion people in the world who do not have it would increase global economic output by $6.7 trillion (£4.6tr), raising 500 million people out of poverty, according to a study by PwC.

The report, titled Connecting the world: Ten mechanisms for global inclusion, was prepared for Facebook by PwC's strategy consultants Strategy&.
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/may/17/connecting-everyone-to-internet-global-economy-poverty

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