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UAE tops ICT development in Arab World

By Staff Writer

The UAE has significantly improved its information and communication technology (ICT) levels, ranking sixth in the International Telecommunication Union's ICT price basket in 2008. The country also ranks first in ITU's new ICT Development Index (IDI) in the Arab World.

The index, which compares developments in ICT in 154 countries from 2002 to 2007, shows the UAE recorded a gain in index value of 300 per cent, among the highest in the world. (Karen Remo-Listana.