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Measuring the Information Society Report

Measuring the Information Society Report 2009

The MIS Report features the ITU ICT Development Index. The Index captures the level of advancement of ICTs in more than 150 countries worldwide and compares progress made between 2002 and 2007. It also measures the global digital divide and examines how it has developed in recent years. The report also features a new ICT Price Basket, which combines fixed, mobile and broadband tariffs for 2008 into one measure and compares it across countries. The analytical report is complemented by a series of statistical tables providing country-level data for all indicators included in the Index. 

*Annex 5 features the statistical tables of tariffs used to compute the ICT Price Basket. It includes detailed tariff (or price) data for 150 countries broken down by cost of fixed telephone services, cost of mobile cellular services and cost of fixed broadband Internet services, for the year 2008.