Internet for Humanity Fees for Humanitarian Email Accounts*
For single-user account:
US$20 account setup fee, plus $5 per 3-month contract
($40 for 1st year; $20 for subsequent years)
For multiple-user account:
same as above, plus one-time $10.00 sub-account setup fee
Internet for Humanity Email Clients are responsible for the cost of a wireless modem and connection; via either a local cell-phone company, or a BGAN satellite company.
Notes: No extra charge for XWeb privileges
prices subject to change without notice
With the above assumptions:
Cost of 1,000 1-page standard formatted (letterhead) messages:
~ $16 via cell-phone modem; ~ $160 via satellite
Cost of 1,000 1-page compressed unformatted messages:
$0.80 via cell-phone modem; $8 via satellite
Note: Minimum “Per Use Charge,” and “pre-paid data” min. block-size/ max. shelf-life vary by cell-phone provider/country, and must be researched for each prospective situation. Actual cost per message will increase if minimum data block cannot be utilized before it expires.
Representative cost for 1st year:
(1,000 “typical” formatted attachment emails sent; plus 1,000 received)
Using cell-phone modem: Using satellite modem:
$150 modem $1,500 modem
$32 data time ^ $320 data time ^^
$40 I4H account admin $40 I4H account admin
$222 Total cost $1,860 Total cost
Representative cost per subsequent year:
$32 data time * $320 data time**
$20 I4H account admin $20 I4H account admin
$52 Total cost $340 Total cost
^ cell-modem data cost decreases from $32 to $1.60 if unformatted text messages are used.
^^ satellite modem data cost decreases from $320 to $16 if unformatted text messages are used.
* Internet for Humanity can provide XGate/XWeb accounts for retail customers; contact Internet for Humanity for information and pricing.