Turkey 73th on Internet
BRUSSELSForty-two percent of Turkey’s population uses the Internet, putting the country 73rd out of more than 170 countries in the category, according to a report released by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
The “State of Broadband 2012” report evaluates the deployment of broadband services around the world and tracks progress toward achieving targets set by the commission regarding increasing the affordability and use of broadband. According to the report, about one-third of the world’s population now has access to the internet. The report ranked countries based on their rates of Internet use. Iceland, at 95 percent, boasts the world’s highest Internet usage rate, while Timor-Leste was lowest at 0.9 percent. Iran ranked 111th with 21 percent. Myanmar, Ethiopia, Burundi, Congo and Somalia ranked at the bottom of the list with Timor-Leste.