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Welcome to the Affordability Report – an in-depth annual research initiative produced by the Alliance for Affordable Internet. The report represents part of our ongoing efforts to measure policy progress toward affordable internet.

The 2020 Affordability Report, released in December 2020, calls for governments to develop effective national broadband plans to make internet access more affordable and enable more people to connect. We focus on three steps to success when it comes to broadband plans: open consultations, clear targets, and committed funding.

You’re invited: join us for a webinar to learn more!

Please join us for a webinar tailored to your region to learn more about the report’s highlights, findings, and recommendations on how to overcome the barriers of internet affordability through effective broadband planning.

Please register for the session using the links below and you will receive the login information. For any questions, please contact Maiko Nakagaki at maiko.nakagaki@webfoundation.org.


Thursday, 10 December 2020

Asia/Pacific Regional Session: 7-8 AM GMT
Speakers: Teddy Woodhouse (A4AI Research Manager) and Anju Mangal (A4AI Asia/Pacific Regional Coordinator)
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Africa Regional Session: 10:30-11:30 AM GMT
Speakers: Teddy Woodhouse (A4AI Research Manager) and Onica Makwakwa (A4AI Africa Regional Coordinator)
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Latin America and Carribean (English) Regional Session: 1:30-2:30 PM ET
Speakers: Ana Maria Rodriguez (A4AI Research Analyst) and Yacine Khelladi (A4AI Latin America and Carribean Regional Coordinator)
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Sería un placer contar con su participación en este seminario virtual pensado especialmente para su región. Durante la sesión, podrá enterarse de todos los detalles del informe, datos claves, hallazgos principales y recomendaciones para superar la barrera de asequibilidad a través de una planeación de banda ancha efectiva.  

Para registrar su participación, por favor use el link que encuentra abajo y posteriormente recibirá la información para ingresar a la sesión. En caso de que tenga alguna pregunta sobre la sesión o un tema relacionado, favor contactar a Maiko Nakagaki en maiko.nakagaki@webfoundation.org.

Jueves 10 de diciembre 2020

Sesión Regional Latinoamérica y el Caribe (español): 12-1 PM ET
Presentadores: Ana María Rodríguez (Analista de Investigación en A4AI) y Yayince Khelladi (Coordinador de A4AI para Latinoamérica y el Caribe)
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Do you have any questions or comments about the report? Eager to share your own experiences with work to implement policy toward affordable internet? We’d love to hear from you. Please contact us, or find us on Twitter @a4a_internet and on Facebook.


Interested in reading previous editions of the Affordability Report?

2019 Affordability Report 

The 2019 Affordability Report, released in October 2019, points to a lack of competition in broadband markets as a major barrier to affordable access — and explores how governments can shape healthy, competitive markets supported by public access solutions to deliver affordable and meaningful connectivity for all.

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2018 Affordability Report 



2017 Affordability Report



2015-16 Affordability Report



2014 Affordability Report


2013 Affordability Report

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