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ICT nominates Denmark as world’s most connected country

ICT nominates Denmark as world’s most connected country

Geneva: A study released that Denmark is the world’s top country for cellphone and internet use. The data was collected by the International Telecommunications Union, which analyzes information and communication technologies (ICTs).

Denmark has overtaken South Korea as the world’s top country for cell phone and Internet use, a study relinquished verbalized.

In the third place was Sweden, followed by Iceland and Britain, accentuating European ascendance in the connectivity stakes, according to the International Telecommunication Amalgamation, a leading analyst for information and communication technologies, or ICTs.

Hong Kong led Asia, in ninth place in the world rankings, and the Cumulated States came 14th. The Central African Republic was last, a component of a long list of African countries bringing up the tail of the list.

The International Telecommunications Amalgamation’s ICT development index takes into account Internet and mobile phone access and use, and the population’s competence with the technology.

“Over three billion people are now online and information and communication technology magnification remains buoyant in just about every country worldwide,” the report verbalized.

Developing countries are well behind, but catching up, with Internet utilization in 2014 growing 8.7 percent, compared to 3.3 percent in the richer nations.

However, of the 4.3 billion people still unconnected, 90 percent of them are in developing countries, the study found.

That should transmute, according to the organizers.

“ICTs have the potential to make the world a much better place — in particular for those who are the poorest and the most disenfranchised, including women, youth, and those with disabilities,” verbalized the Telecommunications Amalgamation secretary general.