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A Case Study: Internet Access and Usage by Undergraduate Students VEL TECH TECHNICAL University, India

This study was carried out in order to determine Internet access and usage by the undergraduate students of Vel Tech Technical University, India. Data was obtained from 180 undergraduate students of the institution with the use of a questionnaire. Information collected showed that majority of the cyber cafe around the university environment were privately owned and despite this, students accessed the Internet from their pocket money. It also revealed that majority of the respondents were Internet literate with 33.33% of the respondents browsing the Internet daily; 38.89% weekly, 11.67% fortnightly and 16.11% monthly. It further revealed that the most used Internet facilities are the e-mails, WebPages, search engines and chatting facilities for communication academic activities and for sourcing of information and knowledge.

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