Kiwis keen but slow internet users
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 29/07/2008 14:53
The most striking New Zealand statistic in a study of international internet use published yesterdat is arguably the 35% of users here still on dial-up modems.
This is the second-largest proportion of narrowband users in all the 30 countries surveyed in 2007 by the World Internet Project, based at the University of Southern California.
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