Presentation on theme: "International Telecommunication Union ITU World Telecommunication Indicators Collection, Dissemination and Analyses Esperanza Magpantay / Vanessa Gray."— Presentation transcript:
International Telecommunication Union ITU World Telecommunication Indicators Collection, Dissemination and Analyses Esperanza Magpantay / Vanessa Gray Market, Economics and Finance Unit (MEF) Telecommunication Development Bureau Indonesian Delegation, 12 October 2004
The ITU - Helping the world to communicate o The UN-specialized agency for telecommunications: where governments and the private sector coordinate global telecom networks and services o Founded in 1865 o 189 Member States and over 700 private sector members
Market Economics and Finance Unit (MEF) ITU/BDT/PSF/MEF o Information sharing: tracking the global diffusion of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Telecom/ICT Data collection and dissemination Analysis International cooperation o The ITU, through its ICT indicators, is the only source of internationally comparable data on ICT/telecommunications
Data collection HOW? o Two Telecommunication Indicator Questionnaires per year addressed to government agencies responsible from ICT/telecom or operators o Online research o Annual reports WHAT? o Telephone network o Mobile services o Traffic o Staff o Quality of Service o Tariffs o Revenues & Investment o Broadcasting o Information Technology Data is entered into the World Telecommunication Indicators Database
Tariff Indicators o Fixed - Residential o Fixed - Business o Cellular Prepaid Postpaid o Internet Connection Fee Monthly subscription charge Local call cost (peak) Local call cost (off-peak)
Data dissemination o Yearbook of Statistics Published annually for almost 3 decades Covers 80 ICT/telecom indicators for almost 200 economies o World Telecommunication Indicators Database Time series data for the years 1960, 1965, 1970 and annually from 1975-2003 Covers 80 ICT/telecom indicators for almost 200 economies o Online, at www.itu.int/ict/statistics
Analysis o Analysis World Telecommunication Development Report Regional Reports on ICT/telecom developments Case Studies (www.itu.int/ict/cs)www.itu.int/ict/cs)
USAGE Internet users INFRA- STRUCTURE AFFORDABILITYKNOWLEDGE QUALITY Fixed telephone subscribers Mobile cellular subscribers Broadband subscribers International Internet bandwidth Internet access price School enrolment Literacy Digital Access Index, 2003 o The DAI ranks 178 economies according to their ability to access ICTs o Based on 5 categories and 8 indicators o Classifies economies into: high, upper, medium, low
DAI Top 20 Economy Infra- structure Afford- ability Know- ledge QualityUsageDAI 1Sweden 0.940.99 0.640.670.847 2Denmark 0.890.99 0.660.600.828 3Iceland 0.890.990.960.500.760.820 4Korea (Rep.) 0.740.990.960.740.650.817 5Norway 0.840.99 0.550.590.793 6Netherlands 0.780.99 0.610.600.792 7Hong Kong, China 0.931.000.830.680.510.790 8Finland 0.810.99 0.550.600.786 9Taiwan, China 0.980.990.950.560.450.786 10Canada 0.690.990.970.640.600.779 19 Australia 0.750.99 0.420.570.74 20 Belgium 0.750.99 0.630.360.74 Source: ITU, 2003.
International cooperation & coordination o International cooperation and coordination The Millennium Development Goals: ITU tracks target 18 of the MDGs World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Partnerships: Partnership on Measuring ICT for Development (ITU, UNCTAD, OECD, World Bank etc.) Conferences/workshops/meetings
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