UAE ranks first on Arab, regional level in ICT Indicators

SourceEmirates 24/7
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates maintained its Arab and regional leadership in a number of ICT related indicators, according to the Global Innovation Index Report 2020, which included results related to Global Competitiveness indicators for ICT sector. According to the report, the UAE ranked first on the Arab and regional level in Information & communication technologies (ICTs) Pillar, ICT Access indicator, and ICT Use Indicator. These indicators measure the progress and development of the Telecommunications infrastructure globally as a main enabler for innovation and a major element in creating an innovative environment. The UAE also ranked first in the Arab region in Generic top-level domains (gTLDs), and in Country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs) (.ae). These indicators measure the percentage of domain registration globally, and show the volume of movement and technological interaction in the more...