Internet Costs Most in Yemen [Archives:1997/49/Local News]

December 8 1997

The Internet operator in Yemen, TeleYemen, probably charges the highest subscription fees in the world, said a letter addressed to the Minister of Communication and signed by a number of the most senior officials in the country. The signatories include the Chairman of the Consultative Council, the Foreign Minister, and several other ministers, university professors, and businessmen. The letter requested the Minister of Communication to order a review of the Internet subscription fees. The Internet service is often cut off while the user is in mid operation.