Leveraging Investments in Broadband for National Development: The Case of Cambodia (2018)


In regard to affordability and use, Cambodia has both the cheapest mobile Internet prices and the third highest mobile data usage in the world. Internet usage in the country is second highest among Least Developed Countries (LDCs). Virtually the entire nation is covered by a mobile signal and almost half the population over the age of 14 had a smartphone in 2016. These are remarkable achievements for an LDC.This report, based on field research and primary source material, reviews steps that the Kingdom of Cambodia has taken to leverage broadband Internet for national development.