Around 40% or 112 million US citizens already surf the Internet, making the US the number one surfing nation. However, in terms of percentage of population, Canada is ahead, at 43%. The “Internet Industry Almanac” forecasts that by the year 2002 601 million people will surf the net every year.
“New fields of operation in telecommunications and data communication will enable SCHOTT to achieve a major element of its Vision 2010 targets by gaining leading positions in its markets.”
Dr. Udo Ungeheuer, SCHOTT Managing Board