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Guerrero Lags in Information Technology

By: David Real | Real Acapulco News - 10 December, 2010

(Acapulco, AN 10 December) The three states at the bottom rank of Mexico in information and communication technology are Guerrero, Chiapas and Oaxaca, also among the poorest. According to research by Mexico’s census bureau (INEGI), only one in ten citizens in these states has access to a computer. The states of Baja California, Mexico City, Nuevo Leon and Sonora top the list, where 4 out of every 10 citizens have access to a computer. The survey was conducted in May of 2010. INEGI reports that 32.8 million Mexicans are Internet users, and 38.9 million know how to use a computer. The growth in Internet use from 2009 to 2010 was 20.6 percent. The study reveals that 66.8 percent of all Internet users are under age 34.

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