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How the South is financing the North's internet connection

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, East Asia, Eastern & Central Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Oceania, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Europe, Economics & Business, Technology

Reseau International de correspondants writes about pricing inequalities in the international telecom system [1] (Fr) that place a disproportionate burden of payment on developing countries to the extent that “the South is financing the North” and it is in effect “three times more expensive to connect to the internet” in developing countries.