Over 5.79 million Romanians have accessed the Internet at least once in May this year – up 11.22% compared to April 2006 when the number stood at 5.21 million and 22.39% more than at the beginning of the year, according to a monitoring report by traffic website Trafic.ro.

Trafic.ro reported over 17.4 million visitors from abroad in May.

According to Tudor Fratila, head of the Web Analysis Division of netBridge, the company that runs Trafic.ro, May was an explosive months in terms of Internet activity in Romania. “Not only the number of people accessing the Internet rose, but also their activity online and more records are to be expected”, according to Fratila.