Internet's Crowds Stunting Its Growth: Trends Report
More than half the world’s population — 3.8 billion people — have access to the Internet and that may not be a good thing, at least for business, according to digital savant Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2019 report. Global Internet user growth has slowed to 6 percent year over year, down from 7 percent, noted the Bond Capital general partner. Nevertheless, “there is still half of the world not connected to the Internet,” said Ray Wang, principal analyst at Constellation Research. The Asia-Pacific region leads in both users and potential.