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22 /79
SCORE
54 /120
STRENGTHS
Estonia remains at 21st in the GCI 2019.

Estonia has achieved above-average performances in the GCI indicators, especially those relating to demand and user experience. Its score for mobile broadband subscription was a full 10 points, and affordability is also much better than the global average. Estonia has become a highly wired and technologically advanced country in the world. Fast broadband speeds are widely available across the country, together with digital public services embedded into the daily lives of individuals and organizations. The country is now commonly called “e-Estonia”. Estonia is highly digitalized in its public services, including the tax system.

Estonia should continue to expand its 4G mobile networks from their already high base. Given the existence of this extensive supply of broadband, more demand-side incentives, and more competitive prices could also improve uptake. Deploying broadband in rural areas continues to be a challenge in Estonia, and it is therefore important to roll out of targeted projects to improve connectivity even in remote parts of the country.
OPPORTUNITIES
Estonia has also developed a large cloud industry and a large proportion of local data stored on cloud. Use of the cloud is widely accepted by end users. Estonia is a pioneer in converting public services into flexible e-solutions for its citizens and e-residents. The implementation of the Government Cloud solution will provide an excellent foundation for public e-services and solutions. With this, Estonia is taking the next step in its digital evolution. It is expanding its ICT sector and also modernizing and renewing existing information systems to embrace the opportunities offered by cloud technology. This will also allow Estonian government agencies and critical service providers to be more agile in the provision of e-services to residents and e-residents.
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Country Ranks
2019
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Country Scores
2019
/120



The Four Technology Enablers
Up from last year
Down from last year
EE 2019
   ---  Average 2019
BROADBAND
45
0 30 120
CLOUD
45
0 30 120
AI
45
0 30 120
IOT
45
0 30 120
The Four Pillars
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EE 2019
   ---  Average 2019
SUPPLY
45
0 30 120
DEMAND
45
0 30 120
EXPERIENCE
45
0 30 120
POTENTIAL
45
0 30 120
The 40 Indicators
EE 2019
   ---  Average 2019
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
Connections

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
AI Investment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cloud
Investment

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Security
Software
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
E-Commerce 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
AI-enabled
Robotics


1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cloud
Migration

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Secured
Internet
Servers

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
IoT
Installed Base

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
10
SCORE
E-Government
Services

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
IoT
Analytics

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cloud
Experience

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cybersecurity
Awareness


1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Data Creation


1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
10
SCORE
R&D
Expenditure

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
ICT Influencing
New Business
Models
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
AI
Potential
1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Mobile Potential


1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Cloud
Potential

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
Broadband Potential


1
CN
CN
CN
CN
10
SCORE
IoT
Potential

1
CN
CN
CN
CN
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