Jesús Crespo Cuaresma, Marco Fengler, Katharina Fenz, Homi Kharas, and Leo Saenger writes: For the majority of the world, it is impossible to think of life without the internet. Think about life and work during COVID-19 when internet connectivity and digitalization were among the most necessary aspects of daily life. The internet allows us to stay entertained, informed, and, most importantly, connected. The internet is now a basic necessity like food, clothes, shelter, or electricity.
go to Brookings: Measuring internet poverty (brookings.edu)