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  1. Social Effects of Internet in Sri Lanka By: Sagarika Wickramasekara Sri Lanka Presented at 6th APNG Camp

  2. Sri Lanka 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  3. Overview • Internet history of Sri Lanka in brief • Where are we now? • Social effects • Male female distribution • Age group barriers • New culture 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  4. Brief History of Internet in Sri Lanka • 1960 - introduce computers to Sri Lanka • 1984 – few selected academics were given Internet and e-mail facilities • 1990 – Lanka Educational Academic and Research Network – LEARN • 1995 - Internet access on commercial basis started by Lanka Internet Services Limited (LISL) • Sri Lanka is the first country to have unrestricted commercial Internet access 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  5. Indication 1 - Telephone Infrastructure 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  6. Indication 2 - Computer Usage 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  7. Where are we now? • Approx. 23 ISPs • 2 Major (SL Telecom and LankaCom) • Approx. 324 Mbps aggregate bandwidth • to Japan, U.S., Singapore, UK etc. • Number of web site in National Language 500 • Number of web sites in English – 25,000 • Total number of internet account 61,532 • (Year 2004 statistics) 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  8. Social Effects – Gender Distribution in Internet 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  9. Sri Lanka Labor Force Source: Department of Census and Statistics, 2001, Quarterly Report of the Labour Force Survey, fourth quarter 2001 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  10. Female representation in ICT top positions CENWOR REPORT 2002 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  11. Age Group Barriers 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  12. Age Group Barriers • Less than 18 years (6%) – Lack of resources in school level • Over 56 years (8%) – Difficulties of access and fear of new technologies • 19 – 25 years (19%) – Lack of opportunities & training • 26 – 35 years (23%) – Well established user group • 36 – 45 years (21%) – Matured management tier of organizations 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  13. New culture • Marriage proposals through internet • Breaking Language barriers by using native Language • To meet new people • Chat communities- teenage • ICT Initiatives • E-Government • E- Society • www.itambalama.com 1994-2004 Asia Pacific Networking Group All Copy Right Reserved

  14. Thank you Q&A