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Australia’s lagging competitiveness

The 2018 IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking has recently been released and Australia continues to wallow outside of the Top 10. After ranking 10 in 2014 and 9 in 2015 we’ve wallowed in the 13 -15 band for the last 3 years. In the vital area of communications technology we rank 56 out of 63 countries! The crippling of the NBN with FTTN instead of FTTP by the Federal Government undoubtedly plays a part. Innovation talk is cheap, real world action by Political parties of all persuasions is what’s needed and definitely not a new Coal Fired power station!

The full report can be downloaded from here https://www1.imd.org/globalassets/wcc/docs/imd_world_digital_competitiveness_ranking_2018.pdf


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