THE DIGITAL DIVIDE AS A CHALLENGE TO THE KNOWLEDGE BASED SOCIETY

The development of the ICT into the knowledge based economy has created important transformations, opening new possibilities for economic growth. Nevertheless, the ICT does not seem to make new economic growth into the less development countries. This phenomena has been defined as digital divide.
This article tries to measure the digital divide using one indicators classification, and obtening explicatives variables. From the international iniciatives, such as DOT Force, eEurope, or United Nations, the article offers some ideas and conclusions in order to eliminate the digital divide and produce the knowledge based society.

Journal: 
8
Authors: 
Fernando Lera López
Nuria Hernández Nanclares
Cristina Blanco Vaca
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