Snapshot: 2013 update of the status of ICT development in the Caribbean

IDI-indicators-and-weightings-for-2013-exerciseOn Monday, 25 November, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) published its Measuring the Information Society Report 2014 in which it highlights key ICT developments worldwide and tracks the cost and affordability of ICT services as of the end of 2013. This report also includes the results of the organisation’s review of ICT development globally, through its ICT Development Index. In this report, we highlight how well the Caribbean/CARICOM countries included in the exercise performed, and briefly compare those results with those presented and discussed last year.

The ICT Development Index (IDI) comprises a variety of indicators that monitor and compare ICT development across the countries being assessed. According to the ITU, the IDI’s main objectives are to measure: MORE