According to the latest Point Topic Q2 2018 residential broadband tariff report, Venezuela, Russia, and the Ukraine have the most affordable broadband services, while Mauritania, Bolivia, and Oman are the most expensive.
MyBroadband.co.za reports that the Point Topic scorecard compares the entry-level, median, and average residential broadband tariffs in 80 countries. To provide an easy way to compare prices, Point Topic has taken the PPP data on entry-level, median, and average broadband tariffs, produced rankings, and then compared the variance.
South Africa ranks close to the bottom of the scorecard when it comes to the average and median prices of fixed-broadband products. This means South Africans, on average, pay much higher prices for broadband access than their counterparts in other countries.
South Africa’s average broadband price is also higher than certain African countries, including Egypt and Tunisia.