Quest to bridge the digital divide

Leaving vulnerable groups behind in this digital divide could worsen current social inequalities.
Leaving vulnerable groups behind in this digital divide could worsen current social inequalities.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - While the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated digitalisation in some sectors, it has also raised concerns that vulnerable segments of society are being left behind in a so-called digital divide.

In the absence of a clear measure of the digital divide here, there are some official figures that suggest there could be some who fall through the cracks.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month
  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.