Argentinian's unequal access to the net

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averages 13 dollars a month and almost a fifth of the population are online whereas in Sudan internet access costs 160 USD a month and only 9 people in a thousand are online."

He comments, "Only to clarify, in Argentina this price is for the big cities. There are a lot of a small towns in rich states (provincias) which don't have connection to the network and a big part of our national territory in which this scenario is repeated."

"For us it is important to make this distinction. It is also important to say that today, the richest 10 % of the population earns 36 times more than poorest 10 %," he specifies.

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