digital divide

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digital divide

n
(Computer Science) informal the gap between those people who have internet access and those who do not

digital divide

The division between the sections of the world’s population who have computers and internet access and those who do not.
Translations
fracture numérique
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Commenting on this, Honourable Lorne Kusugak, minister of community and government services said"Today, we are one step closer to connecting Nunavummiut with each other and the world through reliable, affordable and efficient telecommunications.The Government of Nunavut is committed to closing the digital gap that separates our territory and ensuring our communities are the direct recipients of the social and economic benefits of a new and dependable digital infrastructure."
'In line with the government's aspiration, the NFCP will bring together the people and businesses in its mission to develop the Malaysian digital economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), narrow the digital gap and generate a constructive environment for new technologies such as 5G,' he said.
"The digital gap is huge, but this problem is faced across the EU.
It is also to enhance GIFEC's school connectivity project, which seeks to help bridge the digital gap between the rural communities and the cities, and to also help to facilitate practical lessons in ICT in the country.
He said it was interesting to see Lekgwapheng VDC taking action by bridging the digital gap in their community.
THE digital gap is decreasing, according to a survey of 1,500 Americans by Pew Research Center in early 2019.
They are excluded from financial services and the digital gap is particularly big, and education is a remote opportunity.'
The initiative aims to equip them with the necessary tools to serve the future needs of the country, spearhead the development of its digital economy and bridge the existing digital gap in the Arab world to make Jordan one of the most advanced countries in coding.
The initiative seeks to empower Jordanian youth to spearhead the development of the country's digital economy, thus contributing to bridging the digital gap in the Arab world.
Yet we keep having conversations about the digital gap.
The main priority of African Post offices is to ensure a phased digital transformation, converging physical and digital networks; the main challenge is to reduce the digital gap.
Increased availability of bandwidth, cheap data plans and increased awareness driven by government programmes seem to have rapidly bridged the digital gap between urban and rural India.

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