The list of nations with the cheapest mobile data in the world now includes Ghana. Based on a survey, The Worldwide Mobile Data Pricing 2022 report came to this result.
It was put up by Cable.co.uk after data from 5,292 mobile data plans in 233 countries was analyzed.
The results were based on the price per gigabit (GB) of data in the chosen nations.
Following an analysis of 12 data plans, Ghana was ranked 40th with an average cost of $0.61 (or $5.12) per GB.
But in Africa, Ghana comes in second place, after only Libya. Morocco came in fourth, followed by Somalia in third.
Overall, Israel tops the list of nations whose citizens enjoy the lowest mobile data at $0.04 per gigabyte, followed by Italy, San Marino, and Fiji.
Israel has various service providers that provide wide 4G LTE and 5G network coverage, according to Cable.co.uk, who also note that the country has a higher smartphone market penetration than the US.
The survey determined that Saint Helena, a British Overseas Territory, has the highest mobile data prices, with a gigabyte costing $41.06.
According to the research, countries with strong 4G or 5G infrastructure are more likely to have affordable mobile data plans.
Five of the ten nations with the highest mobile data prices in the world are in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the 2022 Worldwide Mobile Pricing study.
One gigabyte of mobile data costs at least $10 in these nations, making it 250 times more expensive than Israel, the country with the supposedly cheapest data rates worldwide.
The price of 1GB of data in Sao Tome and Principe is $29. Togo pays $13 for a gigabyte, compared to $16 in Botswana. Namibia charges $11 and Seychelles, $13.
The most costly data packages are available in these other African nations. Economic growth and employment creation are significantly impacted by this situation