Digital Divide: Have’s and Have Not’s
Tarun Shyam1, S. C. Das2
1Tarun Shyam*, School of Management, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
2S. C. Das, School of Management, department, Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
Manuscript received on March 05, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on March 16, 2020. | Manuscript published on April 30, 2020. | PP: 512-515 | Volume-9 Issue-4, April 2020. | Retrieval Number: D6737049420/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.D6737.049420
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Abstract: In the era of internet age each individual has an ample opportunity to access the information. But, the researchers had found inequalities in accessing the internet in terms of access of the devices, skills and tangible outcomes. This research had been carried out to elaborate the concept of the digital divide along with its different levels. It discusses on social and economic development opportunities because the digital divide is evolving from those have access, to use, to outcomes. Some people can use computers, mobile devices, the Internet, and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) and get benefitted from it. The present research will be giving the holistic view of digital divide which will help the researchers to understand the digital divide and encourage them to study on digital divide with respect to the different levels in developed and developing countries.
Keywords: Digital Divide, Digital Inequalities, ICTs and Internet