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Posts Tagged ‘Alliance for Affordable Internet’

  • Mozambique joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

    April 3, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Mozambique joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

    The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI – www.a4ai.org), a global coalition working to make broadband affordable for all, has yesterday signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Mozambican government. Mozambique becomes the first...

  • Internet Solutions joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

    February 28, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

    In a recent report released by the A4AI (Alliance for Affordable Internet) it is estimated that broadband still costs more than half of the monthly income of millions of people around the world, further entrenching the digital divide. As one of the first...

  • Gathering in Ghana to tackle rising internet costs

    February 11, 2014 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Gathering in Ghana to tackle rising internet costs

    Today in Accra, the world’s broadest technology sector coalition, the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), will host an interactive forum focused on driving down the cost of internet access in Ghana. The meeting – A4AI’s first in-country...

  • Broadband still costs over half a month’s salary

    December 9, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Broadband still costs over half a month’s salary

    For those living on less than US$2/day, entry-level broadband costs an average of 40% of monthly income and in many countries this figure exceeds 80% or 100%. As a result, billions cannot afford to get online, entrenching the digital divide and constraining...