Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a source of development of states and regions in the age of globalization

Agnieszka Bógdał-Brzezińska
2020 Journal of Geography Politics and Society  
The article presents the current evolution of the global information society and the problem of digital divide. An additional category is globalization, which has been presented as an accelerator for the development of a global information society. The role of ICT in filling the development gap between regions of the world was identified on the basis of the UN classification. The concept of "digital divide" was introduced as a synonym for a new kind of development gap between the rich North and
more » ... the rich North and the poor South, and analysis of data from UN publications showed a constant high diversity of the global information society, which is clearly regionalized.
doi:10.26881/jpgs.2020.1.03 fatcat:oxywcz5jmzcipdaynqmimdzvpq