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Alliance for Affordable Internet Launched

Dillon Mann · October 7, 2013

The World Wide Web Foundation is pleased to announce that the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has been launched today in Abuja, Nigeria.

A4AI is a new, global coalition of more than 30 members committed to driving down the cost of internet access in less developed countries, with a focus on policy and regulatory reform. The Web Foundation initiated the Alliance and will serve as its secretariat. Global sponsors of the Alliance are Google, Omidyar Network, the UK Department for International Development and USAID. Other members include: ICT companies from developing and developed nations; global, national and regional civil society organisations; and public sector and academic institutions.

You can find out more by visiting the Alliance’s website here, or reading the launch press release here. We urge you to support this initiative.

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  1. adeniyi ishola adeyemo

    October 7, 2013

    I am in Nigeria and an ardent believer in freedom to basic internet usage across the world. I am especially delighted about your organizational objectives and your achievements so far. It's truly upteenth that someone stand up for this unique liberation and right to internet access.I truly hope young people from these developing nations are carried along in your endeavours.God bless you.

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    1. chrispin ochieng okumu

      October 9, 2013

      good news we re interested to be part of this project from kenya .our main objective is using ICT to connect people and project for common good

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      1. Aldyan Imayazar

        October 30, 2013

        I hope , all the World can connected trough this good news.coz , people not just can laugh together they can also , learn together for a better future from the INTERNET. Thanks to A4AI you guys ROCKs !!!

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