Alliance for Affordable Internet

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Plans to provide internet access for all are lagging

Internet is a β€˜lifeline not a luxury’ in the COVID-19 era. Strong policies on broadband infrastructure and access are needed to drive down prices

Africans are charged over 3 times more the affordable mobile Internet rate

A report has found that mobile data costs in Africa are 3,5 times the "affordable" threshold. This is said to be as a result of low-level competition in most countries which is pushing up prices.

Unspent $10 million in South Africa's fund meant for the provisioning of Internet access

A new report has revealed that South Africa has $10 million sitting unspent in Universal Service and Access Funds meant to for the provisioning of Internet access in the country. The report, Universal Service and Access Funds: An Untapped Resource to Close the Gender Digital Divide, Furthermore, the report (published