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Major News and Events of 14 October 2012

What Happened on 14 October 2012


1 billion people in the world without mobile phones, 2.3 billion don't have access to internet

Approximately one billion people across the world still do not have a mobile phone, and a third of the world's population do not have an access the internet that is 2.3 billion people without internet. The developing countries though have shown double digit growth as far as mobile phone subscriptions are concerned. Use of broadband has increased by 78 percent in developing countries and 40 percent across the world. The cost of services varies greatly and the poorest countries have to pay the maximum amount.Macau, Norway and Singapore are at the top of the list of 161 countries in terms of internet affordability, while Madagascar comes behind Togo and Niger as per the reports.




FAQs and Answers on Indian History and Geography
Which state in India has its own constitution? Jammu and Kashmir is the only Indian state which has its own constitution. The constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, which was adopted on 17 November 1956 and came into effect on 26 January… Read More...
Which state in India is the largest producer of milk?India, which is well-known for its dairy products, is the largest producer of milk, second only to United States (in terms of cow milk). The country produces nearly 50 to 60 million tonnes of milk every year and currently contributes around 9.5 percent of the global… Read More...
Which Indian state has the maximum number of major ports? Nearly 7,500 km long Indian coastline makes the country one of the largest peninsulas in the world. There are nine coastal Indian states like Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu,… Read More...



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