84% of Villagers Unaware of Internet, Says Report

Monday, September 13, 2010

NEW DELHI: A seven-state survey that tracked rural internet awareness shows that about 84% were ignorant of the medium’s existence. Of those who make use of the net, 85% access emails, 67% watch video and listen to music and 48% conduct educational research. Interestingly about 13% utilize the internet to know about latest farming techniques and 8% to find about fertilizers.

Source: Times of India (link opens in a new window)