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Average price per GB of traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa for Internet access

Infographic highlighting the cost of internet bundles in Africa Download File

Date: 19 Jun 2013

Document Type: Infographic

Tags: Development

Average price per GB of traffic in Sub-Saharan Africa for Internet access bundles

Lower prices for Internet access are Important because they:

  • are evidence of a more competitive market that is relatively free of bottlenecks
  • can generate a virtuous circle by attracting more users, which increases scale and can reduce costs.

The infographic display prices that go from from close to 120 US Dollars per GB in South Africa, to less than 20 US Dollars per GB in Kenya.