Voice Service Provides Internet Access To The Digitally-Illiterate

Voice Service Provides Internet Access To The Digitally-Illiterate
technology

Verbal is a audio-enabled platform that wants to give Internet access to people who don’t own computers or mobile devices.

Daniela Walker
  • 14 january 2014

While the terms ‘digital natives’ and ‘Internet Age’ are often bandied about, the truth is that they only apply to a certain sect of society. There are over 4 billion people who are still not connected to the internet, according to a report by the International Telecommunication Union, which is more than half of the world’s population. Verbal, is a new service by Flock a digital agency based in Mexico City, which gives people who either do not have access to the internet because of technology or knowledge, and connects them to the web via a regular phone.

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