ICT development index

Measuring the Information Society: The Importance of Mobile Price Parity

Posted by KatrinVerclas on Mar 03, 2009

The ITU released its latest edition of Measuring the Information Society. The report includes the ICT Development Index, aimed to capture the level of advancement of ICTs in more than 150 countries worldwide.  The Index also measures the global digital divide and examines how it has developed in recent years.

The report features a new ICT Price Basket, which combines fixed, mobile and broadband tariffs for 2008 into one measure and compares it across countries.

Here are some key findings: