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Key findings from the 2012 edition of the Measuring the Information Society report, released on 11 October 2012. Check the ITU site for free downloads of the full report, press release, Map and more: ...

Key findings from the 2012 edition of the Measuring the Information Society report, released on 11 October 2012. Check the ITU site for free downloads of the full report, press release, Map and more: http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/publications/idi/

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  • Committed to Connecting the WorldMIS 2012 launch11 October 2012GenevaITU Headquarters International Telecommunication Union
  • Committed to Connecting the World MIS 2012: five chapters 1. Latest key indicators 2. ICT Development Index (IDI) 3. ICT Price Basket (IPB) 4. Revenue & investment in telecom services 5. Measuring ICT installed and used capacity Methodological and statistical annexesMIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 2
  • Committed to Connecting the WorldTwo benchmarking tools measuring ICT progress and affordability IDI IPB 11 indicators, Entry-level price for 3 covering 3 areas: ICT services: ICT access Fixed-telephone ICT use Mobile-cellular ICT skills Fixed-broadband Internet Scale: 0-10 161 economies 155 economies Three calculations: 2011 and 2010 % of GNI p.c., US$, PPP$ comparison 2008-2011 price trend MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 3
  • Committed to Connecting the World IDI points to importance of giving priority to LCCsIDI 2011 top ten Key findings(2010 rank)1. Korea (Rep.) (1) Between 2010 and 20112. Sweden (2) Almost all countries increased their IDI values but..3. Denmark (3) … developed countries have twice the IDI4. Iceland (4) value of the developing ones5. Finland (5) Slight increase in IDI value range between the ‘top’ and the ‘bottom’6. Netherlands (7) Group with lowest IDI values is becoming7. Luxembourg (6) more heterogeneous8. Japan (8) Priority must go to Least Connected9. United Kingdom (14) Countries (LCCs)10. Switzerland (9)Source: ITU MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 4
  • Committed to Connecting the World IDI ranges and averages differ substantially between regionsSource: ITUNote: simple averages MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 5
  • Committed to Connecting the World Most dynamic countries are from the developing worldTop ten most dynamic countries - changes between IDI 2010 and 2011Source: ITU MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 6
  • Committed to Connecting the WorldMobile-broadband leads growth race …Global ICT developments, annual change, 2001-2011Source: ITU MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 7
  • Committed to Connecting the World… but broadband divide is still apparent Mobile-broadband penetration, 2007-2011 Mobile-cellular divide has narrowed but broadband divide persistent Mobile-cellular penetration, 2001-2011 Fixed-broadband penetration, 2001-2011 Source: ITU MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 8
  • Committed to Connecting the World IPB shows strong price dropIPB values Prices have dropped by 30% between 2008 and 2011 While prices in developed countries have stabilized, those in developing countries continue to fall at double-digit ratesSource: ITU MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 9
  • Committed to Connecting the WorldFixed-broadband prices remain high in many developing countriesFixed-broadband sub-basket Between 2008 and 2011, 75% drop in fixed- broadband prices Fixed-broadband prices still represent over 40% of GNI per capita in developing countries… … compared to 1.7% in developed economies: the fixed-broadband sub- basket is the basket withSource: ITU the largest relative price difference between developed and developing MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 economies 10
  • Committed to Connecting the World ICTs have a growing role in the economy and GDP growth Total telecom services revenues, billion USDICTs drive productivitygrowthGlobal exports of ICTgoods accounted for 12%of world merchandise tradeICT services revenuesreached USD 1.5 trillion in2010 (2.4% of global GDP)Mobile sector is primesource of revenue in Source: ITUdeveloping countries MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 11
  • Committed to Connecting the World Developing countries are key growth marketsTop 20 largest telecom markets in termsof revenue from telecom services, 2010 Both telecom revenues and investment (CAPEX) continued to grow during the crisis 9 of the top 20 telecom markets in terms of revenues are developing markets Important source of financing (FDI) More investment in advanced ICT services is needed to fuel growthSource: ITU MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 12
  • Committed to Connecting the World TakeawaysICTs are more widely available and affordable 6 billion mobile-cellular subscriptions and 2.3 billion people (1/3 of world population) online ICT prices dropped by 30% between 2008 and 2011 Developing countries account for lion’s share of ICT growth and show strongest drop in pricesInternet/ICT access is increasingly broadband and mobile Almost twice as many mobile-broadband as fixed-broadband subscriptionsDifferences in ICT uptake, capacity and prices betweendeveloped and developing countries (especially LCCs) persist Need to increase broadband infrastructure and lower pricesICTs have a growing impact on the economy Need to stimulate ICT investments, in particular in advanced ICT networks (e.g. fibre, LTE), since these are long-term investments that foster economic growth MIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012
  • Committed to Connecting the World For further information: indicators[at]itu.int www.itu.int/ictMIS 2012 Press launch, 11 October 2012 14