Measuring the Information Society Report 2015
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Measuring the Information Society Report 2015

The Measuring the Information Society Report (MISR), which has been published annually since 2009, features key ICT data and benchmarking tools to measure the information society, including the ICT Development Index (IDI). The IDI 2015 captures the level of ICT developments in 167 economies worldwide and compares progress made since the year 2010. The MISR 2015 assesses IDI findings at the regional level and highlights countries that rank at the top of the IDI and those that have improved their position in the overall IDI rankings most dynamically since 2010. The report will feature a review and quantitative assessment of the global ITU goals and targets agreed upon at PP-14 and included in the Connect 2020 Agenda. In addition, the MISR will show the results of the ICT Price Basket (IPB) and present and analyse fixed- and mobile-broadband price data for around 180 economies. The report also includes a chapter looking into recent developments of the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Ten years ago, at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), the international community agreed a common vision to build a “people-centred, inclusive and development-oriented information society”, and established ten targets, relating for the most part to ICT connectivity and access, that were intended to measure progress towards that vision (ITU, 2005b). The targets were intended to complement the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), agreed by the United Nations in 2000, by helping to guide the contribution that ICTs could make to achieving those goals by their target date in 2015.