Internet access is a human right — at least that’s the core message of several global campaigns and organisations that are pushing to have this critical service recognised for the powerful tool it is.

It is considered such a significant enabler — of communication, business and education — that extending access to it forms part of UN sustainable development goal (SDG) 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure). The SDGs are part of the 2030 agenda adopted by UN member states as part of their commitment to the notion of leaving no-one behind...

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