Voice Service Provides Internet Access To The Digitally-Illiterate
Verbal is a audio-enabled platform that wants to give Internet access to people who don’t own computers or mobile devices.
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.