A full service model to deliver rural coverage

From tower design to network operation, a trio of linked companies are helping African operators to push into rural areas with a low-cost, zero capex approach

Read this article to learn:

  • How a low-capex, low-opex solution can enable rural rollout in regions not considered economically viable for traditional coverage
  • The technologies and competencies needed to support an ultra-low cost cell site
  • Where the potential lies in rapid rural deployment in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • How community engagement can be used to secure low cost sites more effectively than using traditional security methods

TowerXchange met with South African entrepreneur Sibusiso Mvelase recently to find out more about his new rural offering, Infratel. He explained how the towerco offering grew out of over ten years’ experience providing a full service tower solution for some of Africa’s biggest operators, and how they identified rural coverage as an opportunity to maximise…

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