We already know satellites are easier to deploy than fiber, but ¿is Facebook bigger than the whole Internet in India?

How Developing Countries in Asia Are Leapfrogging Other Developed Nations in the Way They Access the Internet

In the opening chapter of Steven Levy’s book, “In the Plex – How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives,” he writes about joining a team of Google associate product managers (APM), a select group pegged as the company’s future leaders, on a trip to a remote village in India. There was not a single PC in this village and it had just been connected to the power grid a few years back. During one interaction, a Google APM tried to explain what Google and the internet was in the simplest terms to a young villager. Then the villager held up a simple non-smartphone and indicated, “Is this what you mean?” Keep reading the original post here

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