Most current: 22/11/2011
The equipment of TIC in the islanders homes, where the percentages do not go away from the national average, increases period behind period. An example of equipment is the Terrestrial Digital Television that, due to the advertisement|announcement of the foreseen analog blackout in the Balearic Islands for June (Eivissa and Menorca) and December of 2009 (Mallorca), clerk has grown up in a very remarkable way, according to data of the INE, of 15,1% at the beginning of 2007 at 29,2% at the beginning of 2008.
The access to Internet of the islanders homes going from 80,1% (2007) at 84,6% (2008), while for the national total, the figures go from 73,3% in 2007 at 78,8% in 2008, grows. Thus, also the number of persons who have connected on some occasion to Internet, being more than 543.000, grows. The service more used by the internauts, for particular motives, is the electronic mail (86%), series of the search of information about goods and services (77,1%).
Related with services of Internet, the use of the e-Commerce for the total of citizens of the Balearic Islands, he|she|it arrives to|at 32,4% (6 percentage points more that during 2007) passing to being the Autonomous Community that more purchases on-line has carried out; Madrid follows it|her with 30,1%; the national total stands at 23,4%.
With respect to the active participation|shareholding of the users in Internet and the persons taking into account that they have connected to the Network|Net during the last 3 months, 59,7% uses services of instantaneous transport service and 16% takes part in chats, forums and/or groups of discussion|argument. Regarding the blocks|blogs, 4% of the users dedicates time to the creation or maintenance of the block|blog itself|himself, while 21,9% dedicates itself|himself|herself to reading others.
In relation|relationship in the companies of the Balearic Islands it has to be said that there are differences between sectors. Because of that, in relation|relationship to|in the use and the impact of the TIC, the service industry goes from the front that of Construction and Industry. Practically the whole (99,9%) of the companies of the service industry have computer, while for that of Industry and Construction the percentage goes down to|at 95,3%. For both sectors, 95,5% of companies was in Internet at the beginning of 2008, a little over the National Total, that he|she|it places|stands connected in 94,9%.
95,5% of the Balearic companies already have electronic mail with connection in Internet, but the difference between sectors is from 6 points, 91,1% being the companies of the sector of Industry and Construction those that have mail, and 97,1% of the companies of the service industry.
Regarding the availability of web page, the digital crack is made more evident among|between sectors; 37,1% of the companies of the sector of Industry and Construction enjoys page or web site, while for the service industry it|he|she is 67,6%.
On speaking about digital signature, the islander companies are|find in 6,4 points for under the National Total, being 43,6% of the Balearic companies those that use it|her. With respect to security|certainty, the islander companies that are protected using software anti-virus represent 96,6%.
The companies with less than 10 employees, also called microcompanies, show|present an a little different reality with respect to the equipment of TIC. Of these, 70,1% has computer, 6 points more than the National Total, and 59,5% they are connected to Internet, 6,5 points more that in|on the rest|subtraction of Spain.
The data of the Balearic Islands picked up by the OBSI are extracted of the Encuesta about Equipamiento y I Use of Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación in them hogares 2008, INE January 2008.
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