The regular issue of the “Statistical Yearbook on the activities of the RCC communications administrations in the field of communications and informatization for 2011” has been published. The Yearbook traditionally is a joint work of the RCC participants having presented information about technical, technological and economic communications development and informatization status of their states and RCC Executive Committee.
In the Yearbook according to the RCC Board Decision № 38/10 of 12/11/2007 a system of the unified communication and informatization indicators was used. Unified indicators are developed within the RCC R&D work made for the initiative of the RCC Commission on the Economy of Communications and Coordination Council of the CIS member states for Informatization attached to the RCC with a view to improving the RCC statistical base.
The Statistical Yearbook was published in Russian and English parallel text, on paper and electronic (CD) carriers.
Source of the information for the Yearbook is the official data received from communication administrations and operators – RCC participants.
Data in the Yearbook characterizing activities of the RCC participants in the communication and informatization field in 2010 and 2011 are presented by following sections:
The indicators characterizing business climate, human capital and state regulation in the sphere of ICT are included in the Yearbook as information appendix. For preparation of this appendix according to the to the RCC Board Decision № 39/3-CIS of 25/09/2008 RCC Executive Committee used indicators published in official editions of some international organizations (for example, U.N.O, World Bank, World Economic Forum, International Telecommunication Union).
In November 2011 the Statistical Yearbook was sent to all communications administrations and operators – RCC participants, participants of the RCC Telecommunication Operators Board, RCC Postal Operators Board, members of the RCC Commission on the Economy of Communications, regulatory bodies and also to the international organizations (ITU, UPU, international regional communication unions), research institutes and higher education communication institutes of the CIS countries cooperating with RCC.
A full version of RCC Statistical Yearbook for 2011 is published on RCC site according to the Decision of the RCC Commission on the Economy of communications № 28/8 from 05.10.2011.
Tabl. international indices