Web Customers Throughout globe: Web has turn into an necessary a part of our lives as we speak. It’s now troublesome to work and reside life with out it. The variety of cell web customers is rising day-to-day. By the top of 2023, out of the overall inhabitants of the world, 460 crore folks can be utilizing the Web. In keeping with GSMA’s “The State of Cellular Web Connectivity Report 2023”, 57 p.c (about 460 crore) of the world’s inhabitants is now utilizing cell web. Nevertheless, the web adoption charge has decreased in comparison with 2021.
For many who do not know what GSMA is, it’s a non-profit group that represents cell community operators around the globe. It has additionally been revealed within the report that regardless of having connectivity, 38 p.c of the overall inhabitants resides in areas the place cell web is accessible however they aren’t taking its advantages or providers.
3 causes for not utilizing web
Within the GSMA report, the international locations which have been surveyed and the place regardless of having web, folks didn’t reap the benefits of it, there are 3 foremost causes behind this. Firstly, not having cash for a cell, secondly, lack of abilities to function a smartphone and lastly, being away from training. It was informed within the report that 80% folks find out about cell web however they don’t use it.
Even as we speak extra visitors is coming from 2G and 3G
“The State of Cellular Web Connectivity Report 2023” reported that 2G and 3G nonetheless account for almost all of visitors. Particularly in low to center earnings international locations, many of the visitors comes from these 2 networks. The report stated that 90 p.c of the Earth’s inhabitants is roofed by 4G and about 32 p.c have 5G protection, which is 7 p.c bigger than final yr.
Almost 100 crore folks in South Asia don’t use web.
There are about 100 crore folks in South Asia the place cell web is accessible however they don’t use it. Out of those, about 8 crore folks reside in locations the place web will not be out there. On the identical time, the variety of folks linked to the Web is 84 crores. In keeping with the Cellular Connectivity Index, the highest nation in South Asia final yr was India, the place 99 p.c of the inhabitants was linked to cell web, of which 60 p.c had a cell broadband connection.
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