At the end of the year 2015, ITC reported an estimated 3.2 billion internet users globally. The number was up from 400 million in the year 2000.
In particular the size of the mobile phone market has been multiplied by 10 between 2000 and 2015: there are more than 7 billion mobile cellular subscriptions,
corresponding to a penetration rate of 97%, up from 738 million in 2000 worldwide.
The internationalization of the Internet was affirmed in the mid-80', when a system was created to allocate each country its own online space. Each country
would obtain a two-letter code with...