Data usage per mobile broadband subscription in OECD countries grew 17% in 2022, compared to an average annual growth rate of 29% between 2017 and 2021. Nonetheless, the volume of mobile data usage overall per subscription has doubled in four years.
The Going Digital Toolkit helps countries assess and compare their state of digital development and formulate policy strategies and approaches in response. Data exploration and visualisation are key features.
The actual performance of Internet connections, particularly their speed, is critical to meeting various objectives set out by a range of stakeholders including consumers, policy makers and regulators. This page provides links to network speed tests in OECD countries.
The OECD has adopted a new basket methodology for benchmarking wireless broadband prices. It adds to the existing baskets for voice, leased lines and fixed broadband services and reflects the increasing importance of wireless broadband for laptops, tablets and smartphones.
The OECD uses a “basket” methodology to compare retail prices of telecommunication services across countries. This revision will serve as the basis for price comparisons for several years.