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Felix F. Simione and Yiruo Li

countries with reliable and widespread internet access, the ability to telework and conduct remote transactions allowed authorities to enforce lockdowns more easily in response to the outbreak. Despite its myriads benefits, internet access remains a hurdle in many developing countries, particularly in SSA where access rates in 2017 ranged from as low as 1.3 percent of the population to 62 percent (compared to an average of 68 percent in advanced economies). Fortunately, the arrival of submarine cables is changing the landscape of internet penetration in the region