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Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code IT-1.5.1
Sub-theme Information Technology
Name Affordability - Residential fixed telephone line tariff per month (US$)
Calculation/Formula Residential fixed telephone line tariff per month converted to US$
Unit of Measure US$
Purpose/Rationale Affordability is key to take up and providing this data allows good policy decisions. This data is key to good policy decision making by governments and donors.
Policy Linkages Development plans call for reform of the industry to provide universal access at affordable costs
Preferred Data Sources Ministry of Telecommunications
Alternative_Data Sources National Telecommunications regulators, NSO, ITU
Primary Data Collection System Survey - SPC contacting national ministries and agencies
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
Other agencies countries_ must report to: ITU
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
SPC Programme EDD
Numerator Residential fixed telephone line tariff per month
Denominator US$ conversion
Unit US$