In an amazing step – ITU made its data open and their statistics available through the Google Public Data Explorer (PDE) at www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/statistics/explorer/index.html.
Data is from 1960 to 2011 for about 200 economies worldwide. Key indicators are:
- Fixed telephone
- Mobile cellular
- Fixed (wired) Internet
- Fixed (wired) broadband subscriptions and penetration
- Percentage of individuals using the Internet.
ITU statistics are widely recognized as the world’s most reliable and impartial global data on the state of the global ICT industry. They are used extensively by leading intergovernmental agencies, financial institutions and private sector analysts worldwide.
Here are some data i mashed up for lebanon. You can still go to the full link and play with the original set, change the graph type etcRead More