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STRENGTHS
Peru ranks 37th in GCI 2017.

It shows improvement in its fixed and mobile broadband penetration ratio and people’s affordability for fixed increase to above the total average in GCI assessment. The most impressive is the 4G coverage which shoots up by 56% from 2016.

Peru also ranks high as compared to other adopter countries regarding its development in cloud services. Relatively high percentage of companies in Peru, between large and medium-sized work with cloud technology, which is specially prosperous in e-commerce and banking. Thanks to the use of technologies in the cloud, online shopping platforms could move faster to the speed of demand of their customers. And customers of banks could save time in waiting and have issues resolved more swiftly and smoothly.

Wide use of cloud has led to the rapid increase of data size generated in Peru, growing by nearly 60% in last two years. This could be the rich land for further step of improvement, such as big data analytics and the Internet of Things.
OPPORTUNITIES
Peru needs to further increase its broadband penetration and affordability as the foundation to improve communications and help economic grow. Also, lagging fundamental ICT infrastructure could be the bottleneck to further revolutionize the some industries with more advanced ICT technology. Peru has relatively small population in Latin America as compared with big countries such as Brazil and Argentina. It is very important to build their workforce, R&D team and telecom investment to be competitive and they are now scoring low in these items in GCI.

The government as well as companies is implementing innovative ICT technology to promote people’s awareness and to boost digital literacy. Innovations in financial technology are important to promoting financial inclusion, and the Peruvian government needs to pass critical legislation and regulations that enable developers to design and launch new products.
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The Five Technology Enablers
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DZ 2017
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BROADBAND
45
0 30 100
DATA CENTERS
45
0 30 100
CLOUD
45
0 30 100
BIG DATA
45
0 30 100
IOT
45
0 30 100
The Four Pillars
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SUPPLY
45
0 30 100
DEMAND
45
0 30 100
EXPERIENCE
45
0 30 100
POTENTIAL
45
0 30 100
The 40 Indicators
DZ 2017
   ---  Average 2017
10
SCORE
10
SCORE
ICT
Investment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Telecom
Investment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
ICT
Laws
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
International
Internet
Bandwidth
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Fiber
Optic

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
4G
Coverage

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Data Center
Investment
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cloud
Investment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Big Data
Investment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
IoT
Investment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
10
SCORE
App
Downloads

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
eCommerce
Transactions

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Smartphone
Penetration

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Computer
Households

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Fixed Broadband
Subscriptions
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Mobile
Broadband
Subscriptions
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Data Center
Equipment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cloud
Migration

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Analytics
Data Creation

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
IoT
Installed Base

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
10
SCORE
e-Government
service

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Telecom
Customer Service
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Internet
Participation

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Broadband
Download
Speed
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Fixed
Broadband
Affordabillity
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Mobile
Broadband
Affordability
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Data Center
Experience

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cloud
Experience

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Big Data
Experience

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
IoT
Experience

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
10
SCORE
R&D
Investment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
ICT
Patents

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
IT
Workforce

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Software
Developers

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Fixed
Broadband
Potential
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Mobile
Broadband
Potential
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Data Center
Potential

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cloud
Potential

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Big Data
Potential

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
IoT
Potential

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
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