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Cost of handsets still too high for 2.5 bln people in low, middle-income countries - study

Thursday 6 August 2020 | 13:08 CET | News
A full 2.5 billion live in countries where the price of a smartphone costs a quarter or more of their average monthly income, according to a study form the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) for the World Web Foundation, looking at smartphone prices in 70 low and middle-income countries, with a combined population of 5 billion people. This is equal to the share of income the average European household spends on housing and utilities.

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