NEW DELHI: The United Nations has said that 2.7 billion people will be connected on cyber space by the end of the year, making about 40 per cent of the total population of the world.
The International Telegraphic Union also said 90 per cent of the people who are deprived of a presence on cyber space belong to the developing world.
Mobile subscription was estimated to reach 6.8 billion equating the amount of people that live on planet earth.
The report also said mobile broadband is now more affordable than fixed broadband.
The report ranks 157 countries for their efforts to improve ICT access, use and skills in their countries.