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The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) is a global coalition working to make broadband affordable for all. RT's ≠ endorsement

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Connections ≠ Subscribers. From @WorldBank, Africa’s Pulse, No. 19: Analysis of Issues Shaping Africa’s Economic F… https://t.co/y7IiEa8NDiWhat can we do to leverage ICTs for inclusive connectivity, contribute to financial inclusion and help achieve the… https://t.co/8Z10zFXy46
Retweeted by A4AIWe're so pleased to have @GAIUSNetworks working with us! https://t.co/FD9uw8CbKo
4/18
2019
This good news is that progress on mobile broadband affordability is better than we thought. Explore the data in f… https://t.co/1Qa3131BViUPDATE: In the first release of our mobile data pricing research we wrongly stated that costs had increased in low… https://t.co/lPSEUncHGfFeaturing speakers from @A4A_Internet , Research ICT Solutions, and @cipesaug . Please join us! https://t.co/UpYk9b84oE
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4/17
2019
How do social media taxes affect internet affordability? 💻 Sign up to join our #webinar to hear more from… https://t.co/e59VYWs7fb
4/16
2019
Our co-founder Rosemary Leith speaks to @GlobalGoalsCast about the importance of #internet access, affordability, a… https://t.co/aQkODL9QaV
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4/15
2019
"Africa in the digital era" via @iafrikan ; features @webfoundation Board member @OmobolaJohnson https://t.co/t2xQjMSnGl
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4/12
2019
A free press is fundamental to any democratic society. Journalists in #Tanzania must be allowed to do their jobs wi… https://t.co/UK0RUU1hiI
4/11
2019
What policies do we need to accelerate progress on affordable internet access #ForEveryone? Read our Affordability… https://t.co/FEJopFPiudAre you a public or private sector employer? I encourage you to hold an open day on 25 April and welcome girls and… https://t.co/fUQSQ58W6S
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4/10
2019
Well done to the incredible @equals Digital Skills Fund grantees, supported by @giz_gmbh. 👏🏾 @ghanacodeclub 👏🏾… https://t.co/Ws654h2pCuHow do #internet taxes impact the cost to connect? 📈 Read our case study on #Benin's proposed #SocialMediaTax: https://t.co/QKvMfxiSkCThis morning we kicked off #eSkills4PolicyMakers workshop in Maputo, Mozambique with the ICT policy stakeholders an… https://t.co/gh37LTbjYt
Retweeted by A4AI🇧🇼 Good news as #Botswana announces plan to implement mobile number portability, letting consumers keep their phone… https://t.co/1TY4fVDZ3r
4/9
2019
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with an independent Power Producer in the Northern Cape @ACCIONAhttps://t.co/VzDVO6pI1g
Retweeted by A4AIWhat is the role of affordability in Digital Development? Will be sharing this and more shortly.. and lots about ht… https://t.co/fMK73m0txC
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4/8
2019
Want to learn more? Check out @A4A_Internet recently published data set on broadband prices in 100 countries:… https://t.co/C0fHpXWR24
Retweeted by A4AIWhy are community networks so important? What role can they play in bringing internet to rural areas? 📶 @mn1207 lat… https://t.co/1jdMZtsFtE
Retweeted by A4AIOur latest case study on taxation in Benin shows that taxing people's use of social media would have decreased the… https://t.co/DEIWwh4bTJCheck out this community network in action! Mankosi, South Africa have set up their own wifi using a mesh network,… https://t.co/6JjCmjfg0d
4/5
2019
ICYMI the cost of internet dropped everywhere - except in Africa. 🌍 We need to reverse this trend to close the… https://t.co/WKY6psW3QnAs mobile phone sales decline globally, we need to determine how this will impact affordable internet access. Will… https://t.co/XHGTTloHmA
4/4
2019
Why are community networks so important? What role can they play in bringing internet to rural areas? 📶 @mn1207 lat… https://t.co/1jdMZtsFtEHow do taxes on social media use impact the cost to connect? Read our case study on #Benin's proposed… https://t.co/oYlsHYdkx6Internet costs *increased* by 16% in low income countries last year, says @A4A_Internet. Hello #digitaldivide my o… https://t.co/9FWpYJwBs8
Retweeted by A4AIGreat news - #Botswana will introduce mobile number portability. This is an important way to give consumers more af… https://t.co/4S6s1S83w6As @A4A_Internet research shows, consumers who can take their mobile number with them also tend to have lower data… https://t.co/jhjwB8R3NA
Retweeted by A4AIGreat to see my colleague @NiNanjira representing @A4A_Internet @webfoundation and advocating for #DigitalEquality https://t.co/EQECEm2T2v
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4/3
2019
cc @JRosenworcel @AjitPaiFCC @BrendanCarrFCC how is this possible? I think we can do better. https://t.co/NOoiPJT73J
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4/1
2019
VIDEO: @vauldicarelse looks at Mankosi, a village that registered its own ISP to provide #affordable WIFI access to… https://t.co/MvzPk7Yk48
3/29
2019
Why Community Networks Matter to Advance Internet Access for All, a post from @mn1207 @A4A_Internethttps://t.co/i9EI2HhgYI
Retweeted by A4AIOur latest mobile #broadband pricing data shows the average cost to connect in Africa has risen for the first time… https://t.co/pSMZ4HeMTO @chenaiie_ @kubatana @qzafrica @citezw @Qur1um @NatashaMsonza @Techzim @IFEX @Potraz_zw It's better to adopt… https://t.co/VERNYiTNHL
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3/28
2019
Excellent case of how the government of #Benin made the right decision on taxation. For more on other barriers to… https://t.co/IAmogpKNqN
Retweeted by A4AI"Why Community Networks Matter to Advance Internet Access for All" by @mn1207 featuring highlights from a recent… https://t.co/8yh6Im1TmQ
Retweeted by A4AINEW RESEARCH explores the potential impact on affordability of an internet tax proposed by #Benin's government:… https://t.co/PxbK3qTWYcIn African countries surveyed by @A4A_Internet, new data shows 1GB mobile data now costs 9.2% of average monthly in… https://t.co/LHsKJPSz9T
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3/25
2019
According to @A4A_Internet, internet access costs got even more expensive for Africans over the past year.… https://t.co/jfLzCwMup7
Retweeted by A4AIWhile the rest of the world edges towards affordable internet access, latest @A4A_Internet data sees a widening gap… https://t.co/xiTeBQNCiS
Retweeted by A4AINuestros NUEVOS DATOS sobre precios de la banda ancha móvil revelan estancamiento global de la asequibilidad. En pa… https://t.co/r71pID1vi6
Retweeted by A4AIThe cost of internet access dropped everywhere in the world last year—except in Africa https://t.co/jXmeDZBZIQ
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3/22
2019
How can community #broadband networks help deliver internet access to all? 💻 We hosted a webinar to find out, with… https://t.co/L2eOsnwyDS @EArakpogun You can explore our global Affordability Report to find out. Stay tuned an Africa regional snapshot. https://t.co/1d5tPk7jUx
3/21
2019
NEW DATA on mobile #broadband pricing reveals that global progress on affordability has stalled. In low-incomes cou… https://t.co/p3cviXXCDCIn #Asia, 13 out of 17 countries surveyed have affordable internet. 🇰🇭🇨🇳🇮🇳🇮🇩🇰🇿🇲🇾🇲🇲🇵🇰🇵🇭🇱🇰🇹🇭🇹🇷🇻🇳 While this marks p… https://t.co/CHlmcX0ln1
3/20
2019
Everyone needs affordable access to communication. Read this @A4A_Internet article on rethinking affordable access… https://t.co/Y1yCAFSs4b
Retweeted by A4AIWhat's the state of internet affordability in #Ghana 🇬🇭? Read our Affordability Report country highlights to find… https://t.co/UzvmPPcbGN
3/19
2019
Thanks @lrainie for presenting this super interesting research report to our team at @webfoundation @A4A_Internet https://t.co/D4KeFl5yoK
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3/18
2019
Is it time to rethink affordable internet access? Guest blog by @stevesong asks critical questions about what it wi… https://t.co/Ikesj0Cbi330 years after the web's invention, half the world is still offline. How do we make sure we don't have to wait unti… https://t.co/ZPGPIRSMqvAnd 5 years on, we have accomplished a lot!!! Thanks @annmei for your vision and commitment to @A4A_Internet! See m… https://t.co/vTLga9KIh7
Retweeted by A4AIIn 2013, we launched @A4A_Internet to make the internet more affordable in developing countries. Everyone should ha… https://t.co/9Epou4i63d
Retweeted by A4AIWant to learn more about why @A4A_Internet focused on policy change to secure #AffordableBroadband #ForEveryone? Ch… https://t.co/yCzTEbElEP
Retweeted by A4AI @kwirirayi The @A4A_Internet Affordability Report actually measures the cost of 1 GB of unbundled/ general data aga… https://t.co/lunVUOk7yg
Retweeted by A4AIIndeed! That is why at @webfoundation @A4A_Internet we work to achieve #affordableinternet and #DigitalEquality!… https://t.co/sPr80q7hAL
Retweeted by A4AIIn 2018, we reached a 50/50 moment. For the first time, more than half the world’s people are online. But the cost… https://t.co/uliDCYqbpu
3/13
2019
Today marks the 30th birthday of the #Web. While 50% of humanity is connected, 4 billion people remain excluded. At… https://t.co/B8CwGw1KYO
Retweeted by A4AIOptimistic about the future of the web, @DoreenBogdan says it can no longer be business as usual to get the next 50… https://t.co/viMDbaE3Ia
Retweeted by A4AILet’s work together to make the web work for everyone! Check out @timberners_lee’s article in the @WIRED 👇👇 #Web30https://t.co/7tjLqyu9Yg
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3/12
2019
As the web turns 30 tomorrow, half the world's population is connected. We must make sure it doesn't take us anothe… https://t.co/I7j1vb6wQn @tmarente Thanks so much for flagging, the team will look into this straight away.Excellent articles by & interviews with great women, incl. my colleague @NiNanjira and @ITU_BDTDirectorhttps://t.co/r9IahwzOeV
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3/11
2019
“You just need leaders that are not only interested in having a good policy framework in place, but who actually im… https://t.co/rsD0hwLJyV
3/4
2019
The @GSMA estimates that closing the #GenderGap in mobile internet use across low- and middle-income countries coul… https://t.co/7wBqz6okiq
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3/3
2019
@A4A_Internet and members of the Advisory Council . Together we work with our local partners towards achieving the… https://t.co/oMKFhvXGvb
Retweeted by A4AIA big thanks to everyone who joined us at our 5-year anniversary celebration at #MWC19. Here's to many more! https://t.co/2QhRtwuX0nOver 2 billion people live in countries with unaffordable internet. What are the policies we need to drive down c… https://t.co/1VFq8lPnYN
2/28
2019
.@SoniaA4AI: @A4A_Internet works as coalition to address policy & regulatory barriers b/c you can’t think about net… https://t.co/E7OpNwDrGJ
Retweeted by A4AIMeaningful access requires both #affordableinternet and good service quality. 📊 But, as our #Research shows, signi… https://t.co/3Fzh1X9PiIOur Deputy Director @Ellasarpong on how #taxes are being used to keep people from using online services. #MWC19https://t.co/ggrCDKOAIMMobile for Development Join @SoniaA4AI and others at #MWC19 for a discussion of what must be done to ensure the ne… https://t.co/nI2qZxazgV
2/27
2019
@nsengimanajp says the digital ecosystem must support #Africa’s actions towards Digital Development. #MWC19https://t.co/GmQTJQkYjS
Retweeted by A4AIHalf of the world's people are still offline. How do we connect them as quickly as possible? ✏️ ICYMI: Deputy Dire… https://t.co/G7DXQFLleoAccess to the internet is a #humanright but 3.8 billion people are still unable to access the web's benefits. Join… https://t.co/EnYGLfyUm3
Retweeted by A4AI @SoniaA4AI challenging panel to look at alternative innovations beyond mobile to push affordable access in rural a… https://t.co/sQ0ACoXvJp
Retweeted by A4AIOur '1 for 2' target says that 1GB mobile data should cost no more than 2% of average monthly income. In many coun… https://t.co/ZyX7bAL6yJ
2/26
2019
Why “local” should move into the mainstream of #telecoms policy, regulation, and investment. 📝 @stevesonghttps://t.co/mLb4LYGLO3Excellent points raised by Kalvin Bahia of @GSMAm4d @GSMAi on progress and challenges we can see from new data. In… https://t.co/tg5yGsCM0V
Retweeted by A4AIAccording to the new @facebook @TheEIU 2019 inclusive internet index, the digital divide is widening - consistent w… https://t.co/ybCkyAEVN0
Retweeted by A4AILovely meeting our @A4A_Internet coalition partners from #Guatemala at the #MWC19 #MWC19MP we are working with th… https://t.co/eItyFBi4a1
Retweeted by A4AIAre you in #Barcelona for #MWC2019? Look out for the @A4A_Internet team: @SoniaA4AI, @Ellasarpong, @mn1207 & our C… https://t.co/ZCsF75OMhn
2/25
2019
4 scenarios for #telecoms 1) telcos own networks and consumer services 2) only control infrastructure, and OTTs co… https://t.co/KTxbiniuPF
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2/23
2019
Heading to #Barcelona for #MWC2019? So is the @A4A_Internet team, incl. @Ellasarpong @mn1207, our Chair… https://t.co/d40e2BCfia
Retweeted by A4AI.@GSMA's new report finds that the mobile #gendergap is changing in #LMICs. The report also provides a deep dive… https://t.co/Ctc5H3AgzE
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2/22
2019
Where you are born decides whether you have internet access. No matter where you live, you should be able to access… https://t.co/5MD3q1Udih
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2/19
2019
A guest blog-post by @stevesong calls for new thinking to reverse the trend of slowing growth in internet access an… https://t.co/CfwhsNSCVSThank you to all who participated at the @A4A_Internet #Mozambique Coalition meeting. Your suggestions and aspirati… https://t.co/iF6xJYtiUR
Retweeted by A4AIAny @A4A_Internet partners and friends attending #MWC2019 in a few weeks? I'll be there with our chairperson… https://t.co/n0qi2glohs
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2/15
2019
@AfroDiva @incm_mz Read the latest Affordability Country Report for #Mozambique 🇲🇿 👉🏾 https://t.co/B2QpsP4LKF https://t.co/Vh0nuc8ol5Kicking off @A4A_Internet Mozambique Coalition meeting to develop USF strategic plan with greetings from @incm_mz D… https://t.co/8m52e8hE3r
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2/14
2019
New @A4A_Internet guest blog-post by @stevesong on community-owned infrastructure as a way to expand access and aff… https://t.co/3JqVD7tJfJ
Retweeted by A4AIOur #Mozambique Country Report gives a snapshot of the state of internet affordability in the country, and what can… https://t.co/ZvoyCLbMUu
2/13
2019
The @A4A_Internet #Mozambique Coalition meets this week in Maputo to work on the Universal Access Fund Strategic Pl… https://t.co/18yLeV5wRS
Retweeted by A4AI⚡️ JOB ALERT ⚡️ We're looking for an Executive Assistant to join our team in Washington DC to support our mission… https://t.co/zZeIhWFGNZICYMI: check @A4A_Internet 2018 highlights! https://t.co/Lzj48xgp4D
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2/12
2019
Affordability is the number one issue that impedes people getting online in many developing regions - @A4A_internethttps://t.co/q0JbWK7Hq5
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2/11
2019
Bringing down barriers to connectivity always keeps us busy. But in 2018, we really got things done. Read our 2018… https://t.co/RMV47egZbK
2/7
2019
Half the world is still offline and we will miss the @UN #SDG 2020 target for universal internet access. Read… https://t.co/buZOMzJr63
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2/6
2019

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