The latest Alliance for Affordable Internet, A4AI, Affordability Report 2019 is available online, via their website. This is accompanied with their press release and executive summary, which develops on a number of key themes including affordability, access and competition.
Sonia Jorge, Executive Director at Alliance for Affordable Internet –
‘Governments must also play their role by pursuing public access policy and investments that build healthy, competitive markets that drive down the cost to connect.’ – Sonia Jorge
Also available via the A4AI ‘Good practices database’ and linked out via the summary, is a case study entitled ‘Expanding international availability’, which provides detail on the submarine competition in Ghana at backhaul level, and how this is driving affordability in a positive way. However, there is much still to do.
Our analysis and response will be posted in the coming weeks.