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Five nations with the cheapest and most expensive mobile data rates

A recent study by a UK-based technology website,, the Philippines ranked 60th out of the 228 countries with the least expensive rate for 1GB of data. It said that the average cost of 1GB of mobile in the country is around USD1.42. The same study revealed that in Southeast Asia, the Philippines ranked 6th in mobile data affordability–behind Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia, and Thailand. Sit back and relax as we give you the five nations with the cheapest and most expensive mobile data rates.

1. India – USD0.09

India - Wikipedia mobile data

India’s rate is at USD0.09 coming in with the most cheapest data for mobile users. India has an incredibly large population. It’s also worth noting that India is an incredibly big technology giant as well.

2. Israel- USD0.11

Israel - Wikipedia mobile data
3. Kyrgyzstan – USD0.21;

Flag of Kyrgyzstan - Wikipedia mobile data

4. Italy – USD0.43;

flag of Italy | Britannica mobile data

5. Ukraine – USD0.46

flag of Ukraine | Britannica mobile data

On the other hand, here are the top five countries with the most expensive mobile data per 1GB. Usually, these nations are pretty small and therefore do not have an entirely large population. As a result, these nations are said to have insufficient infrastructure and where consumption is small.

1. Saint Helena – US52.50

Flag of Saint Helena - Wikipedia mobile data

2. Falkland Islands – USD40.41

Falkland Islands - Wikipedia

3. Nauru – USD30.47

Flag of Nauru - Wikipedia

4. Bermuda – USD28.75

flag of Bermuda | British overseas territorial flag | Britannica

5. São Tomé and Príncipe – USD28.26

São Tomé and Príncipe - Wikipedia

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