The Digital Divide
The Digital Divide has been defined in a variety of ways. We can read a simple explanation from Wikipedia: "The digital divide is the gap between those with regular, effective access to digital technologies and those without." Torero and von Braun quote UNDP Human Development Report 2001, adding: "The digital divide is a reflection of broader socioeconomical inequalities" (p 125).
Rural vs urban
Building the bridge
Torero, M., von Braun, J. (eds). Information and Communication Technologies for Development and Poverty Reduction: The Potential of Telecommunications. Johns Hopkins University Press 2006. http://hdr.undp.org/reports/global/2001/en/pdf/completenew.pdf http://www.digitaldivide.org/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_divide http://wiki.media-culture.org.au/index.php/Digital_Divide