The Internet Big Picture-World Internet Users stats

Its quiet interesting that we use the resource so well, that to when it comes to “the internet” – a world wide open source. This post is all about the internet usage stats of over all world. Just wanted to share amoung.  The statistics gives a broad idea about the users growth in these years.

Internet Usage and World Population Statistics are for March 31, 2009.

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Asia seems to have more users, comparing the rest of the world..

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Here is the detailed info,

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Archived report. This report was archived in 2008 and has not been updated. Asia’s share of the global broadband subscriber base stood at 37% by end-2007, with 128 million of the 350 million broadband subscribers in the world being in Asia. At the same time, the dominant fixed broadband technology continued to be DSL with 66% of the market. However, in a number of the more advanced markets of Asia (South Korea, Taiwan) DSL as a broadband platform was in decline as the number of FttH services began to expand. This report provides an overview of the broadband market in Asia Pacific.

While Asia’s mobile industry continues to be one of the fastest-growing markets in the world, the region’s penchant for innovation has also seen it push into new applications for the mobile telephony platform. Its venturing into wireless data services has been a case in point. But, most significantly, through the efforts of Japan and South Korea, in particular, and even China, to some extent, the region has been moving boldly into next generation mobile technologies, in both development and in application. When it comes to 3G, Asia has become the region to watch. This report provides an overview of the Asian 3G mobile market, together with information on mobile data services.--(by budde.com.au )

Its always good to know and when you know its reliable, just share it.. 😉