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ECOWAS Digital Observatory

The ECOWAS Digital Observatory (ECODOB): Management and Information System for Telecommunications/ICT, used to track the development, trends, and performance of the telecommunications sector in West

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Regional Telecommunication Data Information
Internet Users & Penetration (year 2021) Mobile Subsription & Penetration (year 2021) Fixed-Telephone Subsription & Penetration (year 2021)

(409,483,277) population
(246,515,188 ) users
60.15% penetration

(409,483,277) population
(412,859,304 ) subscribers
100.73% penetration

(409,483,277) population
(1,493,293 ) subscribers
0.24% penetration
Mobile Revenue (year 2021) Employment (2018)
Number of jobs directly supported by mobile ecosystem
International traffic into ECOWAS region (year 2021)

ICT GDP 4.28%

>200,000 people

Total International Incoming Call Traffic =
5,698,870,661 mins

Total International Outgoing Call Traffic =
13,931,642,768 mins

West African Population
West African Telecoms Mobile Operators

West Africa ICT: Average internet penetration in West Africa


Postal Sector: Total number of permanent post offices (year 2015)

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ICT : Fixed-Broadband Subscription

    Fixed-broadband subscriptions refers to subscriptions to high-speed access to the public Internet (a TCP/IP connection), at downstream speeds equal to, or greater than, 256 kbit/s. This includes cable
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ICT : Mobile-Cellular Telephone Subscription

    Refers to the subscriptions to a public mobile telephone service and provides access to Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) using cellular technology, including number of pre-paid SIM cards active
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Post : Number of post offices providing public Internet access points

Post : Revenue Statistics for Postal Products

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