Paradigm Initiative Nigeria recently released its 4th Policy Brief  themed, Nigeria: Towards Enhancing Affordable Broadband Access 

According to the report, Nigeria recorded a 200% growth in Internet users between 2009 and 2013, bringing her high up the ladder of growth in number of internet users, with 33% internet penetration and 10% mobile broadband penetration. Cost of access, political buy-in, lack of infrastructure and the policy ecosystem are highlighted as some of the roadblocks to high penetration of broadband in Nigeria.

The report also highlights the efforts so far, by governments and agencies, towards improving broadband access and the way forward.

Read the complete report

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Muyiwa Matuluko Author

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