This video, to be presented at MWC 2018 in the GSMA Humanitarian Innovation showcase illustrates how software-defined radio (SDR) and small cell technologies now make it possible to re-establish mobile network services in case of emergencies rapidly.
08/17/2017 - As the global telecoms market moves to deploy more 4G/LTE networks and looks to establish the first 5G networks, what does this mean for developing regions such as Africa, Latin America and South East Asia?
05/05/2017 - BRIDGING THE GAP IN CONNECTIVITY – NURAN WIRELESS
04/04/2017 - One company which could benefit from this trend is NuRAN Wireless of Canada, which has raised its profile by joining Facebook’s Telecom Infra Project (TIP). TIP looks to shake up the economics of mobile networks with commoditized, open source hardware, a shift which will be particularly relevant in remote…
02/08/2017 - 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.
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.
Facebook TIP starts to hurl real rocks at mobile infrastructure model
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 internet.org initiative is focused on providing the unconnected with a basic package
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
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