ITU Releases Global ICT Pricing and Penetration Data

ITU’s latest report Measuring the Information Society 2011 (PDF) ranks the Republic of Korea as the world’s most advanced ICT economy, followed by Sweden, Iceland, Denmark and Finland. Broadband rates on average dropped 50 per cent between 2008 and 2010, while huge differences in speeds and quality remain between countries.

ITU: Global Uptake of ICTs Increasing, Prices Falling

Prices for ICT services are falling worldwide, yet broadband Internet remains outside the reach of many in poor countries, according to a new report from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).