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Begin your research with resources recommended by the economics subject librarian, John Cocklin ( Here you will find the key databases, indexes, datasets, and reference works in economics.

Telecomm, ICT

ITU World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators (WTI)

The World Telecommunication / ICT Indicators database contains time series data for the years 1960, 1965, 1970 and annually from 1975-2015 for around 180 telecommunication / ICT statistics and for over 200 economies worldwide.

The ICT indicators included in the database cover fixed-telephone, mobile-cellular, fixed-broadband and mobile-broadband services, as well as statistics concerning international connectivity, quality of service, traffic, persons employed, ICT prices, revenue, investment and data on ICT access and use by households and individuals.

Contact John Cocklin, Feldberg Library, for access to this data.