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ITU: Azerbaijan improves position on ICT development index

ICT Materials 1 December 2015 11:37
Azerbaijan has ranked the 67th in the index of development of the information and communication technologies (IDI) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
ITU: Azerbaijan improves position on ICT development index

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 1

By Huseyn Valiyev - Trend:

Azerbaijan ranks the 67th on the ICT Development Index (IDI) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), according to ITU's 'Measuring the Information Society Report' for 2015.

Thus, the country improved its position by three points on the IDI compared to 2013.

Azerbaijan's IDI, according to the ITU, was 5.79 in 2015.

Azerbaijan also ranked the 60th among 170 countries in terms of average cost of ICT services.

According to the ITU, the average cost of ICT services in Azerbaijan was 1.4 percent of GDP per capita.

Penetration rate of fixed telephone communication in Azerbaijan is 18.87 percent, while the rate of mobile communication penetration is 110.90 percent, said the ITU.

The level of Internet penetration in Azerbaijan is 61 percent.

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