Digital Innovation Profile - Serbia - ICT Centric Innovation Ecosystem Snapshot

Digital Innovation Profiles assess and summarize the opportunities and challenges a country faces in its ICT ecosystem. The Digital Innovation Profiles for Serbia highlights how this country with a population of over 7 million has developed its ICT ecosystem over years of chasing sustainable economic development. Serbia has one of the highest mobile services penetration rates among the Balkan states. To achieve its sustainability goals, Serbia adopted several strategies designed to boost ICT into a knowledge-based economy. The government of Serbia adopted policies designed to support and facilitate IT companies, domestic technology product development, and a broader acquisition of digital skills for its population. To enable competition in the broadband market, the three competing operators have delivered fixed broadband to 58.7 per cent of the market. The nation's public and private sectors are optimistic about the future.