2.7bn people to be online this year
- Published: 8 Oct 2013 at 18.49
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Around 2.7 billion people - 40% of the world's population - will be connected to the internet by the end of 2013, the United Nations said Monday.
Two Chinese men use their laptop computers at a cafe in Beijing on November 2, 2012
Another 250 million people came online in 2012, but 4.4 billion people remain unconnected, said the UN's International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
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