How the telephone tower helped defeat ISIS (and other success stories)

The inspirational work reconnecting conflict zones and bringing modern communications to rural areas

Read this article to learn:

  • Low cost strategies to connect hard-to-reach locations
  • Meeting power challenges with innovative solutions
  • How temporary solutions can become permanent profit-makers
  • The conflicting role of government in rural connectivity
  • How Korek Telecom underminded ISIS’s efforts to cut-off populations from the world

There are nearly 4bn people offline around the world, and nearly 250mn of them are in the MENA region. This represents a huge untapped resource for humanity and a tremendous social and financial opportunity for the telecoms industry. However, it is difficult both practically and economically to connect the unconnected. The offline population is disproportionately…

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