Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Internet and its Historical Background with emerging trends in its User Base: An International PerspectiveAuthor : P.K. Paul , K.S Shivraj and A. Bhuimali
Volume 6 No.2 July-December 2016 pp 8-12
The growth of internet has been started with properties of sharing of file and documents among the computers and similar systems. The www, email, News Group, FTP, Internet Relay Chat, Telnet, Voice Communication System lead the rapid growth of the internet services and its application resulted increase user base in almost all the countries around the world. The total internet users touches 40% of the total population in the world as far as 2014 is concerned. Surprisingly the developing world is also moving towards more internet services and user base. Europe Region touches the highest percentages (75%) of internet users among the other regions as reported by the International Telecommunication Union. The paper is highlighted the growing internet users around the world and many features and aspects in relation to this.
Internet, Information Science, ICTD, WWW, Digital Divide, Internet Divide, Internet Population, Information Overload, Development, India.