Box 2: Historic growth rates:
'It took just 40 years for the first 50 million people to own a radio;
just 16 years for the first 50 million people to own a PC;
but just 5 years for the first 50 million to be on the internet.'
Remarks by the Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to the Government
eaders Forum Europe, at the Scottish Parliament, 31 January 2007
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