On Wed, 18 Sep 2002, Daniel Helmer wrote:
> "Japan lags behind leading developed nations in use of the Internet
> from mobile platforms, ranking 20th in the Mobile/Internet Index,
> according to the first survey of this kind released by the
> International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on Tuesday.
> My reaction was: "Eeeeehhhhh...?"
> Then I checked the ITU release on
> I still have no idea how they reached this ranking, but apparently
> they are using a framework of 26 'enabling factors' to arrive at
> what country is 'theoretically' most suited for the mobile Internet.
As I read it the report is on Mobile AND Internet, as in two separate
things, not necessarily on mobile internet. It seems only 7 out of 26
factors are directly related to Mobile. Quite a confusing title,
though, so I'm sure this will be picked up the wrong way in many
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Received on Wed Sep 18 19:53:59 2002