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A4AI Releases New Broadband Pricing Data towards achieving internet affordability in developing countries

Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), an initiative under Web Foundation working with coalition of organisations, bodies and agencies in the developing countries across Asia, Latin America, Caribbean and Africa with aim of improving broadband penetration and ensure internet affordability across board. This is inline with UN SDGs goal of “Leave no one behind”. Based on several researches carried out globally by ...

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Communication Minister urges CSOs, Telcos, not to relent in search for innovative ideas for improved broadband penetration 

Honourable Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu has urged Civil Society Organisations, techies, Telecommunication experts as well as ICT experts not to relent in search for better innovative ideas that could compete in the global standards for improved broadband penetration and service delivery within the communication sector.   The Minister made this known at the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4Al) Coalition meeting and ...

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Nigeria Becomes First Country to Endorse A4AI’s “1 for 2” Affordability Target

In 2016, A4AI called on countries to adopt a new, more ambitious target for what counts as ‘affordable’ internet access — a 1GB bundle costing no more than 2% of monthly incomes, or “1 for 2”.  Nigeria recently became the first nation to formally endorse this target. We’d like to congratulate Nigeria for the nation’s vision in taking this step, and we ...

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#NoToComServiceTax: 30% Broadband Penetration by 2018 is threatened!

A new ICT tax being considered by the National Assembly would prevent over 50 million Nigerians from being able to afford a basic broadband connection. Analysis by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI)-Nigeria Coalition shows that the proposed 9% tax to be levied on consumers of communications services would result in an additional 10% of the population — equivalent to ...

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A4AI PRESS RELEASE: Proposed Communication Service Tax Would Price Millions Out of Internet Access

A new ICT tax being considered by the National Assembly would prevent over 50 million Nigerians from being able to afford a basic broadband connection. Analysis by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI)-Nigeria Coalition shows that the proposed 9% tax to be levied on consumers of communications services would result in an additional 10% of the population — equivalent to ...

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