By the time of Y2K ( year 2000) , Internet users reached 360 million .
By 2006 , it crossed 1 Billion mark and now in 2009 it touched 1.6 billion mark with almost 350 % growth compared to 2000.
BUT.....When compared with the estimated world population (2008) , 6.7 Billion ( 6,710,029,070 to be specific) only 1.6 Billion uses internet and the rest is still far away from this creative world
This means not even 25% of the world population is using internet. To create awareness and make internet available to the rest of the world Google launched it's new industrial project named Internet G+.
Through this you are going to get a free internet connection with a speed upto 8 Mbps ( speed depends on your geographical location ). All you need to have is just a computer .
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Official announcement : Google announced free internet connection upto 8Mbps
Tuesday, March 31, 2009