Mobile subscriptions per 100 people, 2010
Numbers of text messages sent per year and second
5.3 billion mobile subscribers sent 6.1 trillion text messages in 2010
During the first decade of the 21st century, information and communication technologies (ICTs) came within reach of most of the world's people. As part of World Statistics Day, the United Nations commissioned the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for current data and statistics on ICTs. The resulting report: The World In 2010: ICT Facts and Figures provides an insight into just how phenomenal the growth of ICTs have been over the past few years.
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