A4AI
6:10
Aug 6, 2020

Smartphone costs keeping billions offline

A staggering 2.5 billion people live in countries where a smartphone costs a quarter or more of average monthly income, according to research from A4AI.
6:20
May 21, 2020

Other barriers to internet use says ITU

Organisation details analysis of ICT price trends in 2019.
3:10
Apr 20, 2020

46% of world's population still offline

Response to COVID-19 could be held back because of failure to connect more people, warns World Wide Web Foundation.
2:00
Jan 14, 2020

Chad cuts telecoms excise duty to bolster internet

Move could give market a significant, much-needed boost says GSMA.
2:10

Internet access too costly for most in Africa

Government taxation of data access and airtime top ups affects cost according to A4AI report.
5:00
Oct 18, 2019

Broadband for all in Africa will cost US$100-billion

Universal broadband access will require a further 1.1-billion more people online.
4:10

Data prices fall in Africa but it's not enough says A4AI

Organisation says despite lower broadband costs and mobile data prices, African governments still have big task ahead.
1:50
Sep 16, 2019

High cost blamed for Burundi's low internet penetration

Regulator bemoans rates and insists government is making the right investments.
2:00
Aug 27, 2019

Mozambique's Tmcel plays catch up with 4G deployment

Operator confirms plans to deploy LTE internet connectivity by the end of the year.
2:20
May 30, 2019

biNu's Stephen Newton pushes to disrupt with #datafree

He advocates a change in mindset to ensure consumers are not unfairly squeezed, that MNOs get their fair share and service providers sustain business.
2:00
Nov 9, 2018

Zimbabwe's smartphone penetration over 50%

Telcos say there is an increasing demand for smartphones and data services, despite hefty mobile data costs.