Date Added: Jul 2009
In mature markets, using the internet has become as much a part of everyday life as watching television or listening to the radio. While there may be dark sides to the internet, its advantages for individuals and for national economic development are overwhelming. The internet holds untold benefits for billions of potential users in emerging markets. Affordable internet access can change the lives of people in these countries as much as, and probably more deeply, than the rapid spread of mobile voice communications is doing today.