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Internet statistics simplified with new platform

Network service providers, policymakers, economists, data journalist and the Internet society at large will soon have a proficient utility analytics tool at their disposal.



A screenshot of the WIDER portal that aims to provide Internet statistics in a friendly manner. 

Through a project dubbed WIDER (World Internet Data Explorer) it will now be easier to access Internet statistics within a click. WIDER is web portal for analysing data on Internet access, infrastructure, market share, performance and more. Such data will be crucial for analysing the Internet, its economy and impact on society. 

The platform will also enable the general public to learn more about the Internet in a specific country or region. The platform aims to facilitate data-driven collaboration across stakeholders in African countries and beyond.

WIDER is a joint project by AFRINIC, ISOC-ZA, Research ICT Africa and VANILLA. More on the project please visit

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