If you’re trying to get the go-ahead for a Web or Internet-based system and your corporation has footprints in multiple countries, you might just find the ITIF Broadband Rankings useful in arguing your case.


While you can hardly use the report without further on-the-ground research, it’s certainly a starting point.

According to its web site:

[The] ITIF Broadband Rankings are a composite measure of national broadband performance that represent the sum of standard deviation scores for three indicators: household broadband penetration, average speed weighted by percentage of subscribership… and lowest available price per Mbps.

Below is a snippet of the rankings. Note that the composite score is a standard derivation of the three indicators: Household penetration, speed, and price.

[Source: 2008 ITIF Broadband Rankings] (pdf)