Tunisia scores 2.79 and climbs one place to rank 12th among the resource and efficiency-driven¹ economies on the Connectivity Scorecard 2011 index.
With this performance, Tunisia outranks Asian super power China by two places, as well as its African peers Egypt, Kenya and Nigeria. Among the five African nations covered in the study, Tunisia is only outperformed by South Africa, which ranks 9th.
Tunisia’s strength lies in the consumer component, with extensive mobile coverage; its network is among the most advanced telecommunications infrastructures in Northern Africa. However, the country performs quite moderately in the business infrastructure and public sector components, with poor ICT investments.
¹ As defined by The World Economic Forum www.weforum.org
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