Defining the business model for rural coverage

Addressing the multi-faced nature of the rural connectivity problem

Read this article to learn:

  • The barriers holding MNOs back from investing in rural networks
  • Different infrastructure sharing options being proposed
  • Options for sourcing lower cost technologies and why simplification is key
  • The potential for alternatives to GSM coverage
  • The importance of how projects are financed

At the TowerXchange Meetup Asia, The Future Network held a panel focussed on breaking down barriers when it comes to extending coverage into rural areas cost effectively. From new business models and technologies to changes in regulatory frameworks and financing, we examine the steps that need to be made in order to bring connectivity to…

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