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ICT Facts and Figures 2016

The ITU ICT Facts and Figures 2016 features end-2016 estimates for key telecommunication/ICT indicators, including on mobile-cellular subscriptions, Internet use, fixed and mobile broadband services, home ICT access, and more. 2016 marks the year when the international community is embarking on the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their 169 targets. ITU data inform public and private-sector decision makers, and help ITU accomplish its mission: to make use of the full potential of ICTs for the achievement of the SDGs.


Mobile network coverage and evolving technologies

Note: * Estimates. Mobile network coverage refers to the population that is covered by a mobile network.
Source: ITU.