Google has disclosed the geometric progressions in the number of internet users in Nigeria, as about 10milion visited the internet for the first time in 2014. Reports theGuardian
Caesar Sengupta, vice president, Product Management at Google, made the disclosure during AndroidOne launch in Nigeria, adding that, globally, there are 3billion people connected online and the number is expected to surpass 4billion by 2017.
According to him, “Nigerians are not left out in the internet revolution as finding by Google showed that 10million Nigerians came online, for the first time, in 2014”.
He added that Google sees Nigeria’s internet economy as real with enticing, data-friendly and life-impacting applications such as Trupper, Okada Books, Gidimo, Afrinolly, among others changing the way face social lives in the country.
He said, “Google is simply helping the world organize information and make it accessible in different languages, even when it comes from different regions. The information we are talking about exists in books, libraries of different universities, mines; ours is to provide opportunity for the massage of the knowledge, no matter where you are in the world, but let it impact what you do”.