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Measuring the Information Society
no image available2017  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The 9th edition of the Measuring the Information Society Report, an annual report published by ITU since 2009, features key ICT data and benchmarking tools to measure the information society, including the ICT Development Index (IDI). The report presents a quantitative analysis of the information society and highlights new and emerging trends and measurement issues. The MISR 2017 assesses IDI findings at the global and regional levels and highlights countries that rank at the top of the IDI, as well as those that have improved overall IDI rankings and values most dynamically since IDI 2016. It also uses the findings of the IDI to analyze trends and developments in the digital divide. For the first time the report includes individual country profiles, providing a snapshot of the latest ICT landscape and efforts made to increase ICT access and use. The analytical report is complemented by a series of statistical tables providing country-level data for the indicators included in the IDI.
Available inpaper  
Other editions:   2016   2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2007  
 
eHealth and innovation in women's and children's health: A baseline review
2014   Publication Notice with Order Form

Improving the health of women and children is a global health imperative, reflected in two of the most compelling Millennium Development Goals which seek specifically to reduce maternal and infant deaths by 2015. This joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), based on a 64-country survey, demonstrates - as never before in such detail - the vital role that information and communication technologies (ICTs) and particularly eHealth are playing today in helping achieve those targets. It demonstrates how, every day, eHealth is saving the lives of women, their babies and infants in some of the most vulnerable populations around the world, in a wide variety of innovative ways.
Available inpaper   electronic file
 
Capacity building in a Changing ICT Environment
Edition 2017  New!  

The ITU online publication "Capacity Building in a Changing ICT Environment", which is released annually, puts together scholarly articles with a focus on the human and institutional aspects of capacity building in the telecommunications/ICT sector. It covers a wide range of ICT topics that may affect people and their skills development. The first issue of this publication focuses on mobile technologies for skills development and lifelong learning. It features the work of an international team of experts, tackling the issues in an analytical, critical and conceptual fashion. The articles in this issue explore the increasing power of mobile devices in bringing the benefits of ICTs to more people worldwide. They are a contribution to the current discussions on the educational applications of mobile technologies and their potential to enhance and facilitate lifelong learning and skills development.
Available inpaper   electronic file
 
Spectrum Management System for Developing Countries (SMS4DC)
2017  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The Spectrum Management System for Developing Countries (SMS4DC) provides various functionalities for spectrum management activities. Version 5.1 of the software was developed from the contribution of MSIP (Republic of Korea). It contains the revised Article 5 of the Radio Regulations (as per decisions made at WRC-15), as well as further development on data transfer from other databases to the SMS4DC and calculations according to the HCM (European cross-border frequency coordination agreement). Self-learning training material can be provided upon request.
Available inCD/DVD   electronic file
Other editions:   2015   Edition 2006  
 
World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database online

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21st Edition, 2017  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators database on USB Key and online contains time series data for the years 1960, 1965, 1970 and annually from 1975 to 2016 for more than 180 telecommunication/ICT statistics covering fixed-telephone networks, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, quality of service, Internet (including fixed- and mobile-broadband subscription data), traffic, staff, prices, revenue, investment and statistics on ICT access and use by households and individuals. Selected demographic, macroeconomic and broadcasting statistics are also included. For the June release, data for 2016 are available for selected indicators such as fixed-telephone subscriptions, mobile-cellular telephone subscriptions, international Internet bandwidth, fixed (wired)-broadband subscriptions and percentage of individuals using the Internet. Data for over 200 economies are available.

As per Council 2017, this June 2017 version of the database is made available free of charge to Member States via this direct link accessible with Member States TIES access only. For more information, please contact ITU Sales.

Available inelectronic file
Other editions:   20th Edition, 2016  
 

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