1.4 bln Internet users in 2008

Roughly 1.4 bln people ill use the Internet on a regular basis in 2008. This number is expected to surpass 1.9 bln unique users, or 30% of the world’s population, in 2012, according to IDC. Users will access the Internet through more than 1.5 bln devices worldwide in 2008, including PCs, mobile phones, and online videogame consoles. By 2012, the number of devices accessing the Internet will double to more than 3 bln, half of which will be mobile devices.