Top 5 Countries with significant barriers to internet access

North Korea 

North Korea has one of the most restricted internet landscapes globally.  Citizens generally don't have access to the global internet but can use a heavily censored domestic intranet. 


 The internet in Turkmenistan is tightly controlled by the government, with limited access and filtering of websites and content.

Myanmar (Burma) 

Myanmar has seen some improvement in internet access in recent years, but it remains limited and expensive for a large portion of the population.  Government censorship also restricts content. 


Internet access in Eritrea is extremely limited, with the government maintaining a monopoly on internet service providers (ISPs) and strict control over information flow. 

South Sudan 

South Sudan faces a combination of infrastructural limitations and government restrictions, leading to very low internet penetration rates.