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Inequalities of opportunity in the access and use of telecommunication services in Togo

Kwami Ossadzifo Wonyra, Yacobou Sanoussi, Ibrahima Sy and Tomgouani Lanie ()

Telecommunications Policy, 2021, vol. 45, issue 5

Abstract: The liberalization of the telecommunications sector in Togo aimed at ensuring access to a better quality of telecommunication services at affordable prices to everyone. While the liberalization policy has increased competition in the sector and reduced significantly telecommunication services prices charged to costumers, statistics on the access and use of telecommunication services in Togo reveal disparities with respect to individuals' socio-economic characteristics which could be an indication of the existence of inequalities of opportunities in the access and use of these services.

Keywords: Telecommunication services; Telecommunications sector liberalization; Inequalities of opportunity; Parametric approach; Togo (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C1 D63 F13 L86 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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DOI: 10.1016/j.telpol.2021.102123

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