From New Vision
Uganda is the third highest user of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in East Africa ahead of Tanzania and Burundi but behind Rwanda and Kenya highlighting the need for public sensitisation and more government funding for ICT.
ICT can help developing countries frog-leap stages of development and usher them into first world economies according to a five year strategic plan by the National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U).
Uganda is ranked 110th in 144 surveyed countries by the World Economic Forums Networked Readiness Index 2013 under the theme “Benchmarking ICT uptake and support for growth and jobs in a hyper connected world.”
The report informs decision makers and investors on ICT readiness and usage in several economies in as regards the Internet economy.
Read more at newvision.co.ug