0
Wireless

Digicel, Caribsat provide rural coverage in French Guiana 

Friday 6 November 2015 | 15:18 CET | News
Digicel, Caribsat and ip.access announced the successful completion of the Canope project to provide mobile phone coverage to 15 isolated rural villages in French Guiana. Following the award of a public tender to Digicel and Caribsat in August by the regional government of French Guiana, the partners deployed 2G and 3G small cell equipment provided by ip.access to 15 newly created radio sites. A dedicated mast was installed on each site by Eiffage, supporting mobile network and VSAT antennas. Ip.access small cells in each village relay signals from Digicel subscribers' mobile phones to an

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Digicel / Eutelsat / IP.access
Countries: French Guiana
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Digicel takes majority stake in m-payment firm Prism

Published 07 Dec 2015 11:30 CET | Caribbean
Digicel Group, provider of communications services in 31 markets in the Caribbean and South Pacific, has announced the ...

Digicel Fiji upgrades Double Up mobile top-up offering

Published 06 Nov 2015 01:41 CET | Fiji
Digicel has launched a new offer for its customers in Fiji. Users will now have access to Digicel's 'Any Network Double Up' offer ...

Digicel introduces auto-renewal for data and social plans

Published 07 Oct 2015 12:49 CET | Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinean operator Digicel has brought in auto-renewal for all its data and social plans. CEO Maurice McCarthy said ...

Digicel abandons plans for IPO

Published 07 Oct 2015 10:48 CET | Caribbean
Digicel Group, provider of communications services in 31 markets in the Caribbean and South Pacific, has decided not to proceed ...

Digicel acquires Suriname-based operator Uniqa 

Published 25 Sep 2015 08:48 CET | Suriname
Caribbean mobile operator Digicel has been revealed as the buyer of 100 percent of the shares of the Surinamese subsidiary of ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

01 Mar Zoom Video Communications Q4
01 Mar Liberty LatAm Q4 results
01 Mar Switch Q4 2020
01 Mar Boingo Q4
01 Mar Ooma Q4
01 Mar Inseego Q4
01 Mar TIM Brasil investors day
01 Mar Embedded World Digital
02 Mar HPE fiscal Q1
02 Mar FuboTV Q4 2020
03 Mar Vivendi Q4 2020
03 Mar Avast FY results
03 Mar Marvell Technology fiscal Q4
04 Mar Broadcom fiscal Q1
04 Mar MTS Q4 2020
04 Mar Ciena fiscal Q1
04 Mar Inwit Q4 2020
04 Mar Telesat Q4
05 Mar Vonage Investor Day
::: More Calendar Items