South Africa’s digital economy has jumped to 65th out of 139 countries surveyed in the Networked Readiness Index, an gain in 10 places from 2015. This makes South Africa one of 10 most-improved countries, alongside Italy and Slovakia.
The index, compiled by the Global Technology Report and published by the World Economic Forum, is a key indicator of how countries are doing in the digital world. It measures how well a country uses information and communications technologies to boost the health of its economy.
South Africa jumps an impressive 10 places, to 65 in the world, in the WEF’s Networked Readiness Index 2016 pic.