Many developing-world countries have made significant progress toward providing their people with Internet access. In China, 65 percent of adults have Internet access, and in Brazil it’s 60 percent. But in India, according to the Pew Research Center, only 22 percent of adults have access to the Internet. There are several reasons for this. One is that many rural areas simply don’t have wired or wireless Internet coverage. Another is that many poor people can’t afford to buy a computer, tablet, o…

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