Iceland tops global table for IT progress in 2017

15 November 2017

The digital gap between richer and poorer countries is growing, the UN said on Wednesday, as it announced that Iceland leads the way for information communication technology usage.

According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Nordic nation outperformed the rest of the global community, with the Republic of Korea and Switzerland in second and third place respectively.

In contrast to high levels of internet access among industralised nations, many of the world’s Least Developed Countries fared up to five times worse, as ITU’s Jaroslaw Ponder told Daniel Johnson.

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