Brazil has the ninth worst average internet speed among 32 countries that are participating in the World Cup, according to a survey of Globo’s G1 with data provided by the infrastructure company Akamai network […]
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The Marco Civil Act was approved on Tuesday (22) by the full Senate and signed into law by President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday (23) during the opening of the NETMundial meeting , held in São Paulo. The act — considered a kind of constitution for providers and internet users — establishes principles, guarantees, rights and obligations for use of the network in Brazil and it goes into effect in 60 days, at the end of June.
Model offering of smartphones with mobile Internet fourth generation 4G more than doubled in the last six months in Brazil, but the high price and network challenges still limit the broadening of the user base of this technology […]
Brazilians spend more time using mobile phones, smartphones, tablets and e-readers than the world average, according to IBOPE survey and Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN), released recently. In Brazil, the average daily...
Michael Anti (aka Jing Zhao) has been blogging from China for 12 years. Despite the control the central government has over the Internet — “All the servers are in Beijing” (also known as “The Great Firewall of China”) — he says that hundreds of millions of microbloggers are in fact creating the first national public sphere in the country’s history, and shifting the balance of power in unexpected ways […]
A survey released recently by consulting firm e-bit, shows that in Brazil, 53% of Internet users are women […]
Although there are over 700 million Chinese people classified as living in rural areas, only about 125 million of them use the Internet. That’s a penetration rate of 18.5%*, far below the urban Chinese rate of 50% […]
Internet access was present in 38% of homes last year, an increase from 27% in 2010 […]
Brazil is currently ranked 63rd in the world ranking of 154 countries. In Sweden, 97% of households have Internet access […]
Brazil has 27 million users of these, 42% access the web daily. Of those accessing the web, 80% access social networks on their device […]