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Deep Divisions in Internet Usage in the Middle East and Africa

Internet penetration is nearly twice as high in the Middle East and North Africa vs. sub-Saharan Africa

London, UK (September 20, 2016) — The internet audience in the Middle East and Africa will reach 301.6 million in 2016, representing just 20.7% of the region’s population, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast of internet users around the world. This means the Middle East and Africa has the lowest level of internet reach in the world, well behind the global penetration rate of 44.6%.

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Posted on September 20, 2016.