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Three Critical Uses of Data for Off-Grid Telecom Power

The ECOreport publishes an industry Op-ED, Three Critical Uses of Data for Off-Grid Telecom Power

By Thomas Rahkonen,ict Chief Technology Officer & Vice President eCentre, Flexenclosure

Consumers in off-grid areas are rapidly increasing their use of mobile Internet services. At the same time they not only expect service to become more reliable, but they also want network coverage to expand and prices for mobile data plans to decrease too. This is a big ask for mobile operators struggling to achieve base station profitability when they have no access to a reliable power grid. So what’s the solution?

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Put Solar On One Million Tanzanian Rooftops

By Roy L Hales

Screen shot 2014-03-18 at 3.43.47 PMThe President of Tanzannia announced the World’s largest offgrid project, put solar on One Million Tanzanian Rooftops. No organization has ever undertaken an offgrid project of this size before. The recipients are some of the 86% of the nation’s population whose primary source of light is currently kerosene lamps or candles.

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