Facebook and MassChallenge Mexico launch Connectivity accelerator
Nonetheless, it’s a benefit to which not everyone in Latin America has access. To deal with this problem, Facebook and MassChallenge Mexico are joining forces to launch, “Connectivity,” a new accelerator for companies creating solutions to ease internet access. The digital divide in Latin America by the numbersAccording to Statista, around 59 percent of the population in Latin America had access to the internet in 2018. It’s a big improvement when compared to 2011 when only 36 percent of the region’s population had internet access. MassChallenge and Connectivity in times of Covid-19The coronavirus pandemic only further emphasized the importance of reaching the world wide web.