Internet penetration up, but still below regional average

17 Mar 2006

According to Multipuerta, a local tech portal quoted by BNamericas, internet penetration in Venezuela has reached 11.7%, up from approximately 4% in 2000. Average internet penetration for countries in Latin America stood at 14% at the end of 2005. The report goes on to say that penetration in Venezuela is highest in the 12-17 age group bracket, followed by 18-24 year olds.