Universal Internet Access Is at Least 30 Years Away, Say Experts

Experts predict we won't reach universal internet access until 2050, leaving many people in low-income regions without this basic human right.

Right Denied

In 2016, the United Nations declared that access to the internet is a human right — it affords a person the ability to express their opinion, access information, and communicate with the rest of the world.

In December, the planet hit an important milestone when news broke that 50 percent of the global population had internet access. But according to experts, getting the other 50 percent online is going to be more difficult and could take decades — further marginalizing some of the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Out of Reach

The U.N. defines universal internet Lees verder

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