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WTIS 2016

​The 14th World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) will place at the Gaborone International Convention Centre, in Botswana, from 21-23 November, 2016. More>

Measuring the Information Society Report 2016

The Report will be launched on 22 November 2016, in Gaborone, Botswana. More>

ICT Facts and Figures 2016

The ICT Facts and Figures features the latest estimates for ITU’s key telecommunication/ICT indicators. More>

Partnership on Measuring ICT4D

The Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development is an international, initiative that was launched in 2004 to improve the availability and quality of ICT data and indicators, particularly in developing countries. More>


ITU collects ICT statistics for 200 economies and over 100 indicators. Access a large amount of free ICT statistics, including on broadband, Internet use, mobile-cellular and mobile-broadband networks or subscribe to our complete data set through the World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database. More >


ITU publishes regional and global statistical reports, including the Measuring the Information Society Reports which include the ICT Development Index (IDI) and the ICT Price Basket (IPB). ITU also produces statistical manuals and framework documents to help guide countries in their data collection efforts. More >

Definitions & standards

ITU develops international definitions, standards and methodologies to measure the information society and economy in close cooperation with other regional and international organizations and through its thematic Expert Groups. More >


The World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) is the key global forum to discuss telecommunication/ICT measurement issues. ​The 14th WTIS will place in Botswana, from 21-23 November, 2016. More >

International cooperation


ITU is a founder of and key partner in the Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development; helps track the MDGs and the WSIS and Broadband Commission targets, and is a member of the UN Committee for the Coordination of Statistical Activities (CCSA). More >

Capacity development

ITU assists developing countries to collect and disseminate ICT data and provides support through awareness raising,  technical training, practical tools, and national and regional workshops for national agencies in charge of producing ICT data. More >