2020 World Internet Development Index ranking released: the United States is the first and China is the second

According to the news from The Paper Today, at the 2020 World Internet Conference and Internet Development Forum held in Wuzhen, Zhejiang today, several major participating organizations jointly released the “World Internet Development Report 2020” and “China Internet Development Report” 2020″ Blue Book. The Blue Book was compiled by the China Cyberspace Research Institute, with the participation of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, National Research Center for Industrial Information Security Development, Peking University, Tsinghua University, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The World Internet Development Index published by the Blue Book shows that the top five are the United States, China, Germany, the United Kingdom, and Singapore.

▲The picture comes from the official website of the World Internet Conference

The “World Internet Development Report 2020” mentioned that the development index comprehensively measures and reflects a country’s Internet development level from six aspects: infrastructure, innovation capabilities, industrial development, Internet applications, network security, and network governance.

The countries selected for the development report include: America, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Cuba; Asia, China, Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, India, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand , Israel, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Pakistan, Iran; Europe, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, Denmark, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Ukraine, Poland, Ireland, Belgium; Australia and New Zealand in Oceania; South Africa, Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and Ethiopia in Africa.

According to previous news from Naijatechnews, as of the end of 2019, the number of mobile Internet users in my country reached 1.319 billion, accounting for 32.17% of the total global Internet users. The Blue Book mentions that global Internet users will continue to grow in 2020. According to statistics from the Digital Report 2020, the number of Internet users worldwide is approximately 4.54 billion, with a penetration rate of 59%, an increase of nearly 300 million over 2019. As of May 2020, China has opened more than 200,000 5G base stations, and the number is increasing at a rate of 15,000 every week.

The Blue Book pointed out that China’s Internet infrastructure construction is progressing steadily, especially in mobile infrastructure and application infrastructure. In 2020, China will accelerate the deployment of new infrastructure construction, and all parts of the country have made efforts to build digital infrastructure, and a number of major projects have continued to land. At the same time, China’s 5G deployment is accelerating. As of the end of April 2020, China has 2741 5G financing cases, with a total scale of 250.514 billion yuan. In 2019, the three major operators of China Mobile, China Unicom, and China Telecom invested more than 40 billion yuan in 5G. It is estimated that the investment will be about 180 billion yuan in 2020, with an investment increase of more than 300%.

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