Nearly half of people with 4G network coverage remain offline, mainly due to high cost of Internet access

Originally published at: Nearly half of people with 4G network coverage remain offline, mainly due to high cost of Internet access

A new policy brief from ITU and the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), finds that high costs for Internet access relative to income remain one of the main barriers to the use of information and communication technology (ICT) services worldwide. Taking income differences into account, a mobile broadband subscription with at least 1.5 gigabytes (GB)…