Research and Markets: World Digital Economy - E-Government, E-Health and E-Education Transforming Services

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r3tpc3/world_digital) has announced the addition of the "World Digital Economy - E-Government, E-Health and E-Education Transforming Services" report to their offering.

Vital Services Depend On Internet

The latest annual publication by BuddeComm titled: Global Digital Economy - E-Government, E-Heath and E-Education provides key global insights and statistics for these increasingly important sectors which are becoming vital in society.

After some five years of public debate on the national broadband network it is heartening to see that more and more people are getting the message that the network means more than just fast internet access. Increasingly key decision-makers in business and government are reaching an understanding of the transformation that is underway in the economy and the importance of developments in e-health, e-government and e-education to society.

BuddeComm's new annual publication explores these important trends and includes key statistics as well as a unique regional overview provided by BuddeComm's Senior Analysts.

Subjects Covered:

- Key insights into the Internet Economy as a whole;

- Trends in e-government;

- Trends in e-health;

- Trends in e-education;

- Key insights into e-security and e-governance;

- Analysis of the WCIT conference in 2012;

- The importance of net neutrality to Internet progress;

- Key insights into the big picture of smart communities;

- Unique regional overviews written by BuddeComm's Senior Analysts.

Market Highlights:

- In 2012 the Internet Economy was worth around $2.5 trillion across the G-20 economies;

- In June 2011 the OECD highlighted that the strength and dynamism of the Internet depends on its ease of access to high speed networks, openness, and on user confidence;

- It is becoming recognised that the importance of internet infrastructure goes far beyond trivial entertainment purposes and it is actually a national utility that delivers important social and economic benefits beyond telco profits;

- Maintaining net neutrality is important to the progress and innovation of these valuable social services;

- The education sector is shaping up as a leader in the rapidly evolving digital society. Large numbers of schools and institutions have embarked on tele-education extensions to their curriculum. Some are perhaps not particularly high-tech but, in general, great beginnings have been made;

- E-health and m-health in particular is an example of how broadband is important for social reasons beyond Internet access, especially in the developing markets of the world;

- The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region as a whole shows a large variety of e-health initiatives, particularly in the area of long-distance medicine, to promote health care in remote areas;

- The Internet holds the potential to bring vast improvements in key areas where Africa lags behind most of the rest of the world: government, health and education;

- South Korea has consistently ranked in the top ten of the United Nations Global E-Government Survey;

- Access to e-services in the Middle East is improving due to improved broadband access in terms of speeds, cost and availability. Much of the growth in recent years has been underpinned by mobile broadband;

- The Australian Government is a leader in strategic trans-sector thinking, linking e-health developments to the National Broadband Network;European governments have put in place various mechanisms to exploit the region's fixed-line and mobile broadband infrastructure to enable citizens to interact with a number of government agencies.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r3tpc3/world_digital

Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: E-Business, Education, Government, E-Healthcare

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Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: E-Business, Education, Government, E-Healthcare