Bruce P. Mehlman
The Internet Innovation Alliance is a broad-based coalition of business and non-profit organizations that aim to ensure every American, regardless of race, income or geography, has access to the critical tool that is broadband Internet. The IIA seeks to promote public policies that support equal opportunity for universal broadband availability and adoption so that everyone, everywhere can seize the benefits of the Internet - from education to health care, employment to community building, civic engagement and beyond.
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Eastern Europe and India/South Asia experienced the fastest growth in international traffic
The regions experiencing the fastest growth in international Internet traffic between mid-year 2009 and mid-year 2010 were Eastern Europe and India/South Asia, where average traffic growth exceeded 100%, and the Middle East, where traffic rose just under 100%.
Only 10 percent of the 400 million mobile phones in India are internet enabled and only a fraction of those individuals actually subscribe to internet service.
In India, only 10 million people have access to broadband, and most of those individuals are located in major cities, while 400 million people have mobile phones.
By 2013, the number of Internet-connected PCs in India will grow to 73.5 million, up from 32.9 million this year, IDC estimates.