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Microsoft, Indigo Telecom test wireless broadband in Kenya

Tuesday 5 February 2013 | 09:33 CET | News
Microsoft, in collaboration with Kenya's ICT ministry and Indigo Telecom, announced the launch of a pilot project to deliver low-cost wireless broadband to previously unserved locations near Nanyuki and Kalema, Kenya. The network uses TV white spaces and solar-powered base stations to deliver broadband access. This pilot is part of Microsoft's broader 4Afrika Initiative to help improve the continent's global competitiveness. A core goal of the 4Afrika Initiative is to facilitate access to technology for the masses and to empower African students, entrepreneurs, developers and others to become

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Microsoft
Countries: Kenya
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