Internet expands to three billion users

A new report shows the number of internet users has risen to three billion.

The internet now has three billion users, most of whom use a mobile device to access it, a new study shows.

The Internet Society has published a report detailing the growth in its use and recent trends.

The report shows mobile internet penetration will reach 71 per cent by 2019, with Android by far the most popular of the five major platforms at 84 per cent of smartphones and 74 per cent of tablets.