The devices (portable computers, tablets, smartphones, PDA phones, etc.) should be provided for business use and the enterprises pay for all or at least up to a limit the subscription and the use costs.The 2011 question was limited to portable devices using at least 3G technology to connect to the internet. All manufacturing and service sectors, excluding the financial sector.
Affordability is defined as 12 times the monthly price divided by the "real adjusted gross disposable income of households per capita" of the previous year.Disposable income data come from Eurostat table tec00113.IPv6 ready websites are those having at least one AAAA in their DNS records (means the website is visible/can reply to users having an IPv6 connectivity).Tests are done every trimester through a script run by the IPv6 Observatory study on the 1 million most visited websites list provided by Alexa.Monthly price of Fixed Broadband Internet Access offers including Fixed Telephony, including value added tax, excluding the aditional cost of telephony or cable line (if any).
Monthly price of Fixed Broadband Internet Access offers including Fixed Telephony and TV (analogue or digital television service), including value added tax, excluding the aditional cost of telephony or cable line (if any).
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Coverage is a supply indicator defined as the percentage of Households living in areas served by x DSL, cable (basic and NGA), FTTP or Wi Max networks.
European Commission services selected more than 100 indicators, divided into thematic groups, which illustrate some key dimensions of the European information society (Telecom sector, Broadband, Mobile, Internet usage, Internet services, e Government, e Commerce, e Business, ICT Skills, Research and Development).
These indicators allow a comparison of progress across European countries as well as over time.
Websites are attributed to countries on the basis of their main operation location as provided by Max Mind Geo IP database.