Taiwan ranks 16th in EIU Inclusive Internet Index

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/05/17
By: Taiwan Today

Taiwan ranks 16th among 75 countries and territories in the first Inclusive Internet

Taiwan is a global leader in ensuring internet access for women, according to the first Inclusive Internet Index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.(By Central News Agency)

Index: Bridging Digital Divides report by London-based Economist Intelligence Unit, according to the Board of Science and Technology under the Executive Yuan May 12.

Published in March, the EIU index assesses the degree to which an economy enables the adoption and beneficial use of the internet. Countries are rated in 46 indicators across the four categories of affordability, availability, readiness and relevance.

With a score of 79.7 out of 100, Taiwan places fourth in Asia, trailing Singapore at No. 1, Japan at No. 5 and South Korea at No. 6. Sweden tied for first place globally, followed by the U.S. at No. 3 and U.K. at No. 4. Congo, Niger and Liberia rounded out the rankings, in that order.    [FULL  STORY]

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