70% of Dominicans Don’t Have Internet Access
Diario Libre technology editor Hiddekel Morrison writes today that 70% of Dominicans do not have access to the Internet. He says the Dominican Republic (DR) is ranked 75th of 135 countries in ITC development in Latin America by the World Economic Forum competitiveness ranking.

Nevertheless, he says the DR leads with the most expensive broadband Internet rates in the region. He says this is because of a lack of regulation of public policies, institutional strengthening and incentives to stimulate new investments for encouraging competition.

Morrison writes that the digital gap, the separation between people with and without Internet access is the direct result of the economic and poverty gap. He says the recent statement that the DR leads in Internet accounts in the Caribbean is misleading, because these are small islands.

Source: http://www.hispanicallyspeakingnews.com


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