REDUCING DATA COST FOR INTERNET USERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST: EGYPT AS A MODEL

Abstract

Nowadays, the usage of the internet has become a necessity to nearly every household. However, the developing countries remains to suffer from the costs of internet services especially through mobile wireless networks (Third generation network (3G) and Forth generation network (4G)) when the majority of the internet users in those countries are of low-income. This has elevated the need to reduce costs through different ways; however, not without limitations as one of the biggest obstacles in this field was finding data and information on it. The aim of this work is to moderate downloads between mobile internet and Asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) in order to reduce the costs for the consumer through using the offloading techniques to manage the data consuming behavior for the customer to achieve our goal. This research will prove that we can reduce data consuming cost by more than 93% as shown in the experimental results