Recently, in Information Communication Technology has been remarkable development, there are people who do not can take any advantage of Information Communication Technology and the people who can take advantage of it. As a result of these circumstances, it creates disparity between rich and poor and the gap of opportunities by the digital divide (also referred to as information gap).
The KDDI Foundation applied and conducted the “APT*1 Pilot Project” in order to realize and contribute “a little bridge the digital divide”, in cooperation with the people of developing countries.
*1: APT: The Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) was founded on the joint initiatives of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Established in Bangkok in July 1979, the APT is an intergovernmental organization that operates in conjunction with telecom service providers, manufacturers of communications equipment, and research and development organizations active in the field of communication, information and innovation technologies.