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Telefonica, Facebook team up to bridge LatAm digital divide

Thursday 9 November 2017 | 08:35 CET | News
Telefonica and Facebook announced at the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) summit a joint collaboration to reduce the digital divide in Latin America by targeting challenges to rural connectivity. The companies pledged to address rural and peri-urban connectivity challenges by combining innovative approaches and solutions including using new network technologies (both in access and backhaul), reframing operating models and involving telecom players in new ways. The commitment includes deploying alternative access solutions like OpenCellular, an open-source, disaggregated wireless access platform

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Companies: Facebook / Telefonica
Countries: Latin America
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