March 6

Analysis: Starlink: SpaceX’s New Internet Service Could Be a Gamechanger in Africa

It’s hard for many of us to imagine a world without instant, limitless internet access. Some have even argued that it should, alongside access to clean water and electricity, be considered a basic human right.

But in fact only 64.4% of the global population as of January 2023 are internet users. Asia and Europe are home to most of the people who are connected.

Photo courtesy of SpaceX.

Source: The Conversation (link opens in a new window)

Technology, Telecommunications
human rights, Internet of Things, water