ITU quantifies impact of ICT on global economy

Monday 22 October 2018 | 11:02 CET | News
A new study published by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has quantified the positive economic impact of broadband, digitisation and effective ICT regulation on national economies. According to the report, the economic impact of fixed broadband is higher in more developed countries than in less developed, while the economic impact of mobile broadband is found to be higher in less developed countries than in more developed countries. Overall, an increase of 1 percent in fixed broadband penetration yields a 0.08 percent increase in GDP, while an increase of 1 percent in mobile

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