Campaign mobilised to entrench internet as fundamental human right

#UnmuteTheWorld campaign launched to get all of Africa online.
Michael Malakata
Mar 3, 2021

Start-up looks to cover Botswana with ‘Wi-Fi blanket’

One Wireless to deploy mass Wi-Fi with intention to deliver 40Mbps at US$0.40 per GB.
Dec 4, 2020

Fresh approach to broadband pays off for Africa

A4AI report identifies better spectrum management, improved policy frameworks and investment.
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.
May 21, 2020

Other barriers to internet use says ITU

Organisation details analysis of ICT price trends in 2019.
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.
Jan 14, 2020

Chad cuts telecoms excise duty to bolster internet

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

Internet access too costly for most in Africa

Government taxation of data access and airtime top ups affects cost according to A4AI report.
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.

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.
Sep 16, 2019

High cost blamed for Burundi's low internet penetration

Regulator bemoans rates and insists government is making the right investments.