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A4AI @A4A_Internet Worldwide

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) is a global coalition working to make broadband affordable for all.

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To improve internet access in #Myanmar 🇲🇲 the government should: ✅ Promote public access centres ✅ Offer free acce… https://t.co/kIhBsWIPaYTo prevent the #DigitalDivide from growing starker, the telecoms industry must consider the impact of social media… https://t.co/V8yWJeDq5r
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7/19
2019
Only 7 out of 21 countries surveyed in #LatinAmerica & the #Caribbean have affordable internet. 🇦🇷 #Argentina 🇧🇷… https://t.co/esV4ip6n09
7/18
2019
📊 Read our research — conducted with @webfoundation & @UN_Women — on how universal service & access funds can help… https://t.co/nlMSsmeUweIt was a pleasure to meet Minister @AurelieASZ and @A4A_Internet AC member Shiletsi of @ericsson to discuss digital… https://t.co/IRlmb3fdEL
Retweeted by A4AITo prevent the #DigitalDivide from growing starker, the telecommunications industry must consider the considerable… https://t.co/sziTwVz26Y"The effect of internet shutdowns on the economy is staggering," says @Samuel_Woodhams. According to the… https://t.co/lXaDRaMuuh
Retweeted by A4AIIn order for us to close the digital gap, the issue of taxation must be dealt with in a holistic, evidence-based ma… https://t.co/BS4U3XJ6lz
7/17
2019
By 2025, 483 million people in Sub-Saharan #Africa (nearly 40% of the population) will be #mobile internet subscrib… https://t.co/Kk7SJPikuA
Retweeted by A4AISocial media taxes threaten to widen the digital divide between those with and those without digital skills. 📖 Ou… https://t.co/pl8UbrQzkM🌍 450m+ unique users, #Nigeria and #Ethiopia leading the pack in terms of growth, 3G to overtake 2G any day, 8.6% c… https://t.co/9FeQYGSsuM
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7/16
2019
Since the last mapping in 2018, the number of active #tech hubs in #Africa has increased by 40%. The new mapping fr… https://t.co/DCXuYT3BIO
Retweeted by A4AIWomen are 14% less likely to own a mobile phone, limiting their access to key health, education, economic, and safe… https://t.co/WPajoKpQD7
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7/15
2019
📣 We're hiring! 📣 We're currently looking to fill two positions: 1️⃣ Finance Manager, based in #WashingtonDChttps://t.co/ghw4zubdFs
Retweeted by A4AIThread on the importance of infrastructure sharing 👇 https://t.co/56Cr02fhSlReport by @A4A_Internet explores how social media taxes in Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia affect the ability of women… https://t.co/eQ05g6nos3
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7/12
2019
Understand the ever-changing terrain of ICT regulation with the @ITU ICT Regulatory Tracker https://t.co/5aj9xzuyRihttps://t.co/ZizMYTFNO7
Retweeted by A4AI13 out of 17 Asian countries we surveyed have affordable internet: 🇰🇭 Cambodia 🇨🇳 China 🇮🇳 India 🇮🇩 Indonesia 🇰🇿 K… https://t.co/wBdogrcwmt
7/11
2019
Our mobile #broadband pricing data looks at price relative to a country's average monthly income. 📏… https://t.co/Fw32QFxXnhAccess to the internet needs to be affordable and meaningful regardless of technology used to connect the unconnect… https://t.co/ofQFbEtjSW
Retweeted by A4AIOver the next 7 years, 850 million people across #AsiaPacific will start using the mobile internet for the first ti… https://t.co/9VkxU1u5H7
Retweeted by A4AIHow do we decrease the Digital Divide? @timberners_lee says cost is #1 - make the web affordable and don’t assume p… https://t.co/NDDAt7yxi8
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7/10
2019
In Latin America & the Caribbean, 31 million women remain unconnected from mobile internet 📱 But together we can m… https://t.co/7sozWmONXEJust released! Bottom-up Connectivity Strategies: Community-led small-scale telecommunication infrastructure networ… https://t.co/lMBMgaYt3Y
Retweeted by A4AIIn just five years, #5G will account for over 20% of all mobile subscriptions! Get other peeks at the future in our… https://t.co/N1lPHKgLMw
Retweeted by A4AI📆 Thursday at @Connects_Africa #WestAfricaCom in #Senegal 🇸🇳 Africa Regional Coordinator @AfroDiva will discuss bu… https://t.co/5GuDMKTaQE
7/9
2019
Consumer-facing internet taxes are likely to deepen digital inequality between the rich & the poor. 📖 Our report o… https://t.co/EW0lDu3HuyInvitation: A4AI-Nigeria Coalition meeting in Abjuaj – Tuesday, July 30th - https://t.co/GTl8hsFlKZ https://t.co/eFdtLMQeP0
Retweeted by A4AIThe key to protecting & revitalising Indigenous languages in #Canada 🇨🇦? 🖥📱 Access to fast, affordable & reliable… https://t.co/b5slfxcP4c
Retweeted by A4AIHelp us advance our goal of making high-quality internet accessible and affordable to everyone, everywhere. Join o… https://t.co/nVYGUWjJPw
7/8
2019
Further efforts to reduce #broadband cost for all – especially for citizens living under the poverty line – are nee… https://t.co/vYrxfGma66Long overdue update to African Undersea Cable map (version 48). Now includes PEACE and Equiano cables.… https://t.co/KJQuBcNhtN
Retweeted by A4AIExecution is key in order to achieve policy harmonisation in Africa. Excerpts from a #TAS2019 session I moderated o… https://t.co/9CjYitQYp4
Retweeted by A4AI.@A4A_Internet breaks down how consumer-facing social media taxes are further limiting internet accessibility in Ea… https://t.co/JoYA4hbS3n
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7/5
2019
Very pleased to join partners in this effort! Let’s make sure we put our commitments into action! @OEA_CITELhttps://t.co/6JWk9nl5TG
Retweeted by A4AI#CLT19 – Firman alianza para reducir la brecha digital y de género en zonas rurales https://t.co/DG4jzS3nfO via @dpl_news
Retweeted by A4AIBe part of our mission to achieve digital equality for everyone, everywhere. We're currently hiring for the role… https://t.co/KK3CYqnKNlInternet access remains unaffordable for millions of people in #Ghana 🇬🇭 👨‍💻👩‍💻 38%: Online population 📱 23%: Mo… https://t.co/IJKJPhKJ1SEN #CLT19 @A4A_Internet se unió a la Alianza de Mujeres Rurales que apunta a empoderar a las mujeres rurales y cont… https://t.co/AZmcq0VqqU
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7/4
2019
Take a look inside these personal stories from India, to see how #mobilemoney has the potential to change lives:… https://t.co/jjqLG6W3NK
Retweeted by A4AIDigital inclusion will not exist if rural women are excluded from digital development opportunities. That's why we… https://t.co/TI2wGN0ksa🚨 Job alert! 🚨 We’re looking for an #ICT expert to lead our work in #Asia, driving our policy advocacy & research… https://t.co/PGgBguZAYaASIET, TELEFONICA y WEB FOUNDATION firmaron hoy la Alianza de Conectividad de mujeres rurales en el marco del… https://t.co/O3KFY67lI5
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7/3
2019
📣 We're proud to join the Rural Women's Alliance today at #CLT2019. The alliance aims to: ▪️ Empower rural women t… https://t.co/bHSBcplekU#Bangladesh has made slow improvement towards affordable internet access for its citizens. 👩‍💻👨‍💻 18% - online pop… https://t.co/JoSmdNUyCfThe #mobile industry in West Africa is evolving rapidly, with rising smartphone adoption and new #digital services… https://t.co/K5KhMB5GtW
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7/2
2019
Currently, Africa lags behind other continents in internet connectivity. A report by @webfoundation, @A4A_Internethttps://t.co/LnfOPcFdR9
Retweeted by A4AI1️⃣ year ago the #SocialMediaTax went into effect in #Uganda. Learn more about these taxes with the resources fea… https://t.co/TqjuG9YTOjWho wins & who loses when it comes to #SocialMediaTax in Africa? This report from the folks @webfoundation,… https://t.co/W4YpBoAznD
Retweeted by A4AIIt's been one year since Ugandans have had to pay the #SocialMediaTax How do you feel one year on? #OTTatONE How… https://t.co/TlceWgFCch
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7/1
2019
#MWC19 @KaiOStech looks to local developers to drive ecosystem https://t.co/yITkh8vqs4 https://t.co/PHYRHFHbRq
Retweeted by A4AI📣 📰 Our latest newsletter is out! Covering our work on social media taxation, data pricing, the digital gender gap… https://t.co/eUXrQ0yxMx
6/28
2019
Our latest @A4A_Internet newsletter is out with a lot of interesting articles from Africa, Asia and Latin Americ… https://t.co/F1fLNJkSPG
Retweeted by A4AIDigital taxes are spreading across Africa — and it is driving consumers offline. Hear insights into this trend fro… https://t.co/mgTdmUxA8yThe three largest #smartphone regions globally by 2025 are in #AsiaPacific: China, India and Indonesia. Download th… https://t.co/f66VOs8mT8
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6/27
2019
Here's a snapshot of the bottom of @A4A_Internet's Mobile Broadband Pricing Data for Q4 2018 and a link to the full… https://t.co/r84BkS4OED
Retweeted by A4AIIn #EquatorialGuinea, "[a]ctivists’ ability to mobilize is limited by the cost of mobile internet access in the cou… https://t.co/aFoBPYaQAq
Retweeted by A4AITaxation of new tech/ OTT and digital services is complex. Governments indicate they need money for development. Bu… https://t.co/HVH40DWbUg
Retweeted by A4AISocial media taxes are pushing users offline across Africa. Our Deputy Director & Policy Lead @Ellasarpong spoke… https://t.co/q7eZgebwaoNot only do Africans face the highest cost to connect to the internet, but now there is a worrying trend of governm… https://t.co/l52QbPO4v3
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6/26
2019
The numbing experience of living through Africa’s growing internet shutdowns https://t.co/bilZlgHycB
Retweeted by A4AISocial media taxes: Short-term strategies with long-term consequences. Find out why 👇 📽 Watch our webinar:… https://t.co/VHX2BTp8Lx
6/25
2019
Access to the internet is deemed a basic human right by the UN & yet billions, particularly in poor & rural communi… https://t.co/ERxdvIN1I7
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6/24
2019
Hear hear!!! @equals @WBG_ICT @CarenGrown @HenrietteKolb @UNBBCom @OmobolaJohnson @bantigito @UCC_ED https://t.co/xQMPBoeCBs
Retweeted by A4AIAnd you can find out about the 1 for 2 Policy and more about affordability through the work of the @A4A_Internethttps://t.co/vjrwZ0O4ET
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6/21
2019
How do social media taxes impact affordable & meaningful access to the internet? 📽 Watch our webinar:… https://t.co/vcHb632oME🗞 Extra! Extra! 🗞 The first edition of #TheWebUntangled, @webfoundation's new newsletter series, is out now, featu… https://t.co/dhTJppYYRSResearch from @A4A_Internet correlates users' ability to keep their phone number for life along with higher service… https://t.co/4fQ4BBCztm
Retweeted by A4AI📲 Mobile number portability to come to Philippines by January 2020. This is a great, pro-consumer change in one of… https://t.co/35gv1KLTPs
Retweeted by A4AIGhana’s vision for building smart communities is being developed by the universal service institution which ensures… https://t.co/2fhSGWxZHw
Retweeted by A4AIThank you @ragyare for promoting digital skills and advocating for mainstreaming of gender in ICT. Your contributio… https://t.co/X5Pxzjzhw9
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6/20
2019
Few choices, high prices. The internet affordability barriers in Latin America from @A4A_Internethttps://t.co/2Ra8vCUN38
Retweeted by A4AIHow can governments make #internet access more affordable? 📽 @techinsider video featuring Research Director… https://t.co/gxHmnIAh3s1% of the telcos net profit goes into the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications to support their effo… https://t.co/kraMmR78UH
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6/19
2019
Should we even talk about “meaningful access”? Is it too binary? Subjective? Judgemental? Thought provoking talk fr… https://t.co/ks7OUZTXhR
Retweeted by A4AICheck more about our work at @A4A_Internet https://t.co/Sg0Pxi7yAS
Retweeted by A4AIExcited to be presenting at today's #DIPRC2019, as @A4A_Internet works towards a definition of meaningful access. H… https://t.co/7OigPR8ysW
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6/18
2019
Why do people in some countries have to pay so much for #internet data? 📱📶 Our Research Director @thakurdhanaraj s… https://t.co/uKOUmZilWM🇸🇩 #Sudan 🇪🇹 #Ethiopia 🇩🇿 #Algeria 🇻🇪 #Venezuela 🇱🇷 #Liberia 🇰🇿 #Kazakhstan All suffered #internet disruptions… https://t.co/dXDI4IxJVU
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6/17
2019
📚check out @ShiraOvide's new piece on how @A4A_Internet's new member @KaiOStech is bridging the digital divide acro… https://t.co/XabXq9x5Q5
Retweeted by A4AI📏 Measuring policy progress toward affordable internet in #Guatemala, our latest #AffordabilityReport country highl… https://t.co/rwHsrdWX1eSo proud @A4A_Internet was a part of this process Africa-Europe Alliance: European Commission and African Union C… https://t.co/U01vRMixDO
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6/14
2019
There's a digital #GenderGap not only in internet access, but in opportunities to build digital skills. 👩‍💻 In thi… https://t.co/KxUNxiro2G
Retweeted by A4AI💬 Join the conversation! Today at #RightsCon we are leading a discussion on our work to define an objective, techn… https://t.co/2lQIC8oyZDHelp @A4A_Internet set the bar around what kind of access someone should have for it to be considered meaningful in… https://t.co/hc9vDIiQeI
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6/13
2019
To avoid further worsening the #digitaldivide, governments must pay particular attention to the impact social media… https://t.co/5Azzahbwd5🚨 Job alert! 🚨 .@webfoundation is hiring a Research Manager - Gender and Digital Rights. Learn more & apply today… https://t.co/LUkWvMrICZ
6/12
2019
Our latest #broadband pricing data shows a relationship between market competition & data cost. 📄 Read… https://t.co/M6J0OegaY2⏰ Today! Hear from @AfroDiva at the Innovation Africa Digital Summit. https://t.co/zc8Bd39mDt https://t.co/Qc81JpRtns
6/11
2019
👏🙌 @A4A_Internet's multi-stakeholder coalition approach is mentioned several times as a good example of pushing for… https://t.co/WocFmyok3K
Retweeted by A4AI📆 Tomorrow (June 11) @AfroDiva will join a panel at Innovation Africa Digital Summit to discuss extending affordabl… https://t.co/LzKHmlB5s0We're looking at questions of 1️⃣ Quality of service 2️⃣ Network continuity 3️⃣ Content filtering to define an o… https://t.co/xeVQ2XtigF
6/10
2019
We're developing an objective, technical standard for meaningful access. Attending #RightsCon? Share your ideas &… https://t.co/purAxodWceCheck out the new #WomenConnect challenge launched by @A4A_Internet member @USAID_Digital and submit your solutions… https://t.co/21uimP5fLn
Retweeted by A4AIUsers across Latin America & the Caribbean who use 1GB of mobile internet each month have to buy more expensive pla… https://t.co/hwG7dFOHpL
6/7
2019
Check out some great new analysis on #telecoms competition and its relationship with how #mobile data plans are str… https://t.co/DOGdzoKnMg
Retweeted by A4AI.@AfroDiva will tackle the question of how to promote affordable access & inclusion at next week's Innovation Afric… https://t.co/OoMvYyZTKW📣 Deadline fast approaching for the #EQUALSinTech Awards ℹ https://t.co/lDQ1yJrtsA Nominate the great projects work… https://t.co/eJMg73hbYZ
Retweeted by A4AIWhy does internet access matter, and how can we measure when someone truly has access that can improve their qualit… https://t.co/DW8x0v3xd7
6/6
2019
Our latest #broadband pricing data reveals a connection between: ▪️Higher internet costs across Latin America & t… https://t.co/jgm3H10EZW
6/5
2019

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