Where is the cheapest Internet in Africa?

1 December 2017


These charts show broadband internet is still too expensive for many Africans

In parts of the continent, monthly broadband packages cost more than national minimum wage.

In Nigeria, for example, the $80 average cost of monthly broadband packages is nearly double the national minimum wage of $50 (18,000 naira), data from the broadband pricing league table compiled by Cable.co.uk show. Of the 36 African countries analyzed, only seven countries had monthly broadband packages cheaper than $50.

The pricing table was compiled and analyzed by Cable.co.uk using the cost of over 3,000 individual broadband packages globally in an eight-week period between August and October. The global prices were gathered by BDRC Continental, a research consultancy in the UK. Read the full article on Quartz here