Due to the high cost of mobile data, over two billion people are said to have been cut off from the Internet.
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), which revealed this, noted that more than 2.3 billion people live in countries where just 1GB of mobile data is not affordable.
In its 2018 Affordability Report, A4AI warned that this high cost to connect is keeping billions offline and pushing the global goal of universal Internet access further out of reach.
The September subscriber statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday put Internet users in the country at 105 million. But by penetration, it is about 50.2 percent of the estimated 195 million populations. Read more