PwC: Connecting everyone to internet ‘would add $6.7tn to global economy’

[The Guardian] Report says getting 4.1 billion more people online would lift 500 million out of poverty over five years.

Bringing internet access to the 4.1 billion people in the world who do not have it would increase global economic output by $6.7 trillion (£4.6tr), raising 500 million people out of poverty, according to a study by PwC.

The report, titled Connecting the world: Ten mechanisms for global inclusion, was prepared for Facebook by PwC’s strategy consultants Strategy&.

For additional details, see The Guardian article here.

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