Internet penetration in Equatorial Guinea is 24% (data on broadband Internet as of 2019). Connection via various technologies is available in the country, including fiber optic. The average speed is low, 1.4 Mbps; but in reality you can use Internet plans with a speed of up to 20 Mbps. But how much will an Internet connection cost in Equatorial Guinea?
The country's main Internet provider is the telecommunications company GETESA. In parallel, it provides mobile communication services. The provider has many offers for connecting to the Internet, those are 3G, DSL, fiber-optic technology, etc. Let's discuss ADSL and Fibra Optica ranges and their pricing.
The ADSL range includes several packages:
- 512 Kbps. Price - $109.99 a month.
- 1 Mbps. Price - $215.74 a month.
- 2 Mbps. Price - $258.8 a month.
- 4 Mbps. Price - $439 a month.
- 8 Mbps. Price - $650 a month.
The Fibra Optic line is represented by a large number of Internet plans, but they are expensive. Let's look at the lowest price offers:
- 2 Mbps. Price - $430 a month.
- 5 Mbps. Price - $538 a month.
As you can see, fiber optic Internet in Equatorial Guinea is very expensive, DSL is not cheap either. For termination, a speed of at least 2 Mbps is needed to ensure uninterrupted operation of voip hardware pbx. Therefore, the best option in terms of price-speed ratio is ADSL 2 Mbps Internet plan. With this one, your monthly Internet expenses will be about $ 258. For earnings of $50 per channel and more, this is an acceptable cost.