The 9th World
Telecommunication/ICT Indicators meeting took place from 7-9
December, 2011, in Port Louis, Mauritius.
was organized by the
Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International
Telecommunication Union (ITU) and hosted by the Information and
Communication Technologies Authority (ICTA) of Mauritius.
The meeting addressed, among others, the following
Measuring broadband capacity, quality and speed
Measuring ICT sector investment, revenue and value added
Revisions to the indicators on household ICT access and
individual ICT usage
Emerging issues such as measuring e-waste
Results of the work carried out by the Expert Group on
Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (EGTI) and launch of the ITU Handbook
on infrastructure indicators
The meeting, open to all
the ITU membership, was primarily addressed to those responsible for ICT
statistics in relevant Ministries, regulatory agencies,
telecommunication operating companies and national statistical offices.
Experts interested in the subject of information society measurements
were also welcome to attend the meeting.