Da Nang tops ICT Index for 12th straight year

(VOVWORLD) - Da Nang city has maintained its leading position of readiness for information and communications technology (ICT) development and application, after topping the Vietnam ICT Index rankings for the 12th consecutive year.

Da Nang tops ICT Index for 12th straight year - ảnh 12020 marks Da Nang city's 12th straight year topping Vietnam ICT Index. (Photo: VNA)

In the rankings for 2020, Da Nang led the way with a total score of 0.9238, followed by its neighboring province Thua Thien-Hue with a gap of 12%.

Da Nang’s IT Application index outweighs those of other provinces and cities while its IT Industry Index ranked 5th nationwide, led by Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Bac Ninh and Thai Nguyen.

Compiled by the Ministry of Information and Communications since 2005 and based on UN criteria, the Vietnam ICT Index assesses technical infrastructure, IT application, online public services, and the IT industry.

It has secured a prestigious reputation over the years and serves as a foundation for the ministry and local authorities to adopt appropriate decisions and policies to develop the ICT sector and the IT industry.

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