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Mar 26: WEF index stresses importance of IT investment

The World Economic Forum has just released its eighth Global Information Technology Report. The report measures information and communications technology (ICT) availability and use, such as access to mobile phone and internet services. Irene Mia, senior economist at the WEF and of the authors of the report, talks to Daniel Garrahan about which countries have performed well in this year's index and why the technology sector, while not immune to the global financial crisis, is showing some signs of resilience.