- According to the Global Information Technology Report 2014 issued by the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Sultanate of Oman stood 5th among the Arab countries on the Network Readiness Index (NRI), which measures the readiness of the information technology of the countries that use ICT as a mean for enhancing economic growth and social welfare.
- The Sultanate of Oman won 4.56 points and came 40th on the global ranking, thus maintaining the same ranking in 2013.
- The index included 148 countries with Finland on the top, followed by Singapore, Sweden, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and USA.
- Chad, Burundi and Myanmar got the lowest ranking.
Source: Global Information Technology Report 2014 issued by the World Economic Forum in Davos