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Kerry Calls for Push to Boost Connectivity in Poor Countries

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging governments and industries to create enabling environments that spur connectivity, while promoting a U.S. plan to bring 1.5 billion people who lack Internet access online by 2020.   “Out of every five people in the world, there remain three without Internet access in 2016.  It is unacceptable,” Kerry said Thursday at a World Bank event.   He said the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation is providing up to  $171...

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