Issue No. 04 - July/August (2005 vol. 9)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2005.78
Worldwide efforts to mitigate the digital divide between technology-haves and have-nots have moved forward in recent months. From small projects that are flourishing with donated equipment and nascent agreements with local telecommunications providers to a proposal to distribute 100 million to 200 million new laptops to schoolchildren in developing nations within two years, a new sense of possibility is enlivening the Internet community.
Digital Divide Network, FiberAfrica, United Nations Information and Communications Technologies Task Force
G. Goth, "Digital-Divide Efforts Are Getting More Attention," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 9, no. , pp. 8-11, 2005.