What is the Stage of Development of Albania in the Information Society?
European Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies
Information society is a new stage of the social order. It is based on knowledge and offering services on the production of goods. A characteristics of the information society is the quick mass communication development, internet and digital innovation. It creates, distributes, uses and integrates information which is exposed an important economic, political and cultural activity. Ahead to this initiative are the western developed countries. Albania aspires to become part of EU. But in order to
... achieve this aspiration it should fulfill some standards. This study intends to define in which level toward information society Albania is? If there are implemented the signed agreements with the countries of the Region and EU. If the country is going toward virtual capitalism and which are the concrete steps and problems? So the indicator in this case is measured with the online services offered by the country for its own citizens which are conditioned from the scale of the penetration of internet and digital technology. In order to identify this fact there will be consulted distinguished researchers of the field, specialized monitors, National Strategy document for IT and communication in Albania. At the same time data and statistics from Internet World Stats, and the Agency of the Electronic and Postal Services Agency, Web pages of the Ministries, Prime-Ministers Office, directorates, institutions and agencies dealing with e-services in general, from the Audiovisual Authority of Media, Alexa.com etc. As a conclusion all the data will be compared to the indicators of the EU countries.