Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful
Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful Communications Minister has said, the government of Ghana has accounted processes that will useful in reducing internet prices.
Mrs Owusu-Ekuful said next month an industry forum will be held to force a consensus on this matter.
On Sunday, March 24, Mrs Owusu-Ekuful made told this during a recent courtesy call paid to her by the World Bank Africa Vice President Hafez Ghanem arrived in Ghana as part of a three-day mission to the country.
Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) released the Research findings in October 2018 which showed that in some countries above 2.3 billion people are unable to use 1GB due to its high price.
The 2018 Affordability Report warned that billions of people are unable to appear online that’s why universal goal of the internet access cannot be reached. Because, more than 5 percent of average monthly income is being spent on 1GB data.
The 2018 Affordability Report also described that the number of internet users is decreased.
According to The UN estimation by the end of 2017, 50% global internet penetration would be achieved; a decline in the internet access growth and use means that now we are unable to reach that milestone until mid of 2019.
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