Uruguay ranks 35th in the GCI 2019, a move up from 36th last year.
Uruguay has well-developed broadband, with good market penetration and affordability for both fixed and mobile broadband. 4G and cloud computing investment continued to expand this year. Computer usage has seen growth, while smartphone penetration and mobile broadband subscriptions hit the maximum possible rates long ago. Both mobile and fixed broadband affordability improved by 1 point, with the latter achieving the maximum score this year.
It is now time for the country to further develop its cloud services and improve user experience. These moves will attract more users and further grow the market.