Approximately 480 million Africans presently have access to mobile internet, according to Statista.
These 480 million individuals must purchase data either daily, weekly, or monthly in order to maintain an internet connection.
As you will soon observe, it is interesting to note that these customers do not all pay the same costs for the service.
It should be mentioned that mobile data prices in African nations are typically among the highest in the world.
According to the Statista, the high cost is caused by a number of things, including a lack of infrastructure and a large tax burden on the African telecom sector.
- Equatorial Guinea
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Central African Republic
- Cape Verde
- Burkina Faso
This country currently has the most expensive price of mobile data, with one gigabyte costing as much as $49.67.
Sao Tome and Principe
Here, one gigabyte data would cost you $30.97.
Malawians pay the third most expensive price of mobile data in Africa at $25.46 per gigabyte.
This Sahelian African country has the fourth most expensive price of mobile data at $23.33.
People in Namibia spend an average of $22.37 to buy one gigabyte data.
Central African Republic
In CAR, the average price for one gigabyte data is $9.03.
This island African country comes in at number seven with an average price of $8.64 per gigabyte data.
The average price for one gigabyte data in Gambia is $5.86.
The average price for one gigabyte data is in this West African country is $5.56.
In this country, the average price for one gigabyte data is $5:14.
The average price for one gigabyte data in Gabon is $4.82.
Here, the average price for one gigabyte data is $4.78.
Togolese spend an average of $4.69 to buy one gigabyte data.
Here, the average price for one gigabyte data is $4.52.
The average price for one gigabyte data in this country is $4.41.
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