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From Venture Recon: Bridging the Gap in Connectivity


Posted on April 5, 2017 – “Although fiber optic cable is still being used and currently a rush is on by some service providers to get their next big thing in place, it is an eventuality that wireless is the way of the future, some would agree that […]

April 6th, 2017|

From Rethink Research: Facebook TIP partner NuRAN scores rural deal with Globe Telecom

Published 4th April 2017 – As organizations such as Google and Facebook race to bring their web services to the next billion people, there is a real boom in store for companies which specialize in remote connectivity. Satellite and flexible, affordable base station solutions are in vogue, not just for underserved consumers, but for enterprises which […]

April 6th, 2017|

Smartphones Have an Unexpected New Rival – Article by Bloomberg

This article explains why simple "old-school" phones, intended for calls and text messages and that have a long battery life, win over smartphones in emerging markets.
February 8th, 2017|

The Economist – Mobile Phones are Transforming Africa

The Economist - Mobile phones are transforming Africa, where they can get a signal. This article talks about the innovations that lead to increased mobile coverage in Africa and the huge impact it has on the population.
December 13th, 2016|

Facebook TIP Starts to Hurl Real Rocks at Mobile Infrastructure Model

Facebook TIP starts to hurl real rocks at mobile infrastructure model
November 16th, 2016|

Villagers in Mexico build their own networks

IDG Connect – 05-06-2015

This is a contributed piece by Francis Letourneau, COO of Nuran Wireless

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is now a powerful cheerleader in the campaign to connect the half of the world’s population that doesn’t have access to the internet. His initiative is focused on providing the unconnected with a basic package of free […]

May 6th, 2015|

DIY telecoms

Fed up with the failings of the big operators, remote Mexican communities are acting for themselves
IN THE cloud forests of the Sierra de Juárez mountains in southern Mexico, a new kind of tree is springing up: the mobile telephone mast. Unlike most phone masts in the world these are installed, owned and operated by small, […]

March 24th, 2015|

The Mexican village that got itself talking

The Mexican village of Talea de Castro has long been ignored by Mexico’s mobile phone companies as too remote to put on their networks, but as the BBC’s Will Grant reports, they have responded by building their own.

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, the richest man in the world, has a lot of customers.

In Latin America, Carlos […]

March 24th, 2015|

Mobile phones for remote Mexico village

CNN’s Rafael Romo reports on how an isolated village in Mexico found an innovative way to get cell phone service

Source: CNN

Added on 0022 GMT (0822 HKT) December 10, 2013


March 24th, 2015|