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BlueTown and Microsoft to connect 800,000 in Ghana to broadband internet

Thursday 10 January 2019 | 08:45 CET | News
Denmark-based Bluetown has announced a new agreement with Microsoft that will provide broadband internet access to approximately 800,000 unserved people in the eastern part of Ghana. The project will use Wi-Fi and TV white space technologies to bring public Wi-Fi zones with affordable internet access and free access to digital services (e-learning, e-health, news and more) as well as dedicated internet access for local institutions and businesses.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: Ghana
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