Rainy Days and Tuesdays: #SCWSWorld Day 1

We landed in London early this morning for the Small Cells World Summit – #SCWSWorld. Coming from the fierce Delhi summer, we were now facing a cold, rainy Tuesday morning. A moment to appreciate the respite offered by the cozy interiors of the Intercontinental O2 Hotel, and on to business – after completing registration (and…

Digital Disconnect – its impact on the lives of Latin Americans

“I lost the job because they could not call me to say I’m hired” said Pedro who lives in a rural Mexican community, where mobile connectivity is a dream and people have to drive for two hours to make a call from the nearest city.  This continues to be the fate of many rural communities…

Bring Home The Cellular Network You Deserve

In today’s mobile world, fast and reliable connectivity is almost second nature. But even today there are times when you turn to your phone in the time of urgency and the mobile network is not there. Or you try to find your phone but can’t find it because your drawing room is in a network…

DIY GSM Technology: Delivering Faster Network To Connect The Unreachable

Mobile telephony has transformed access to communication in emerging markets. But rural areas have traditionally been no-go areas for incumbent telecommunication. Today about two thirds of the world population is covered by mobile phone signal, yet there are millions of people who don’t have access to mobile networks. Meet  Isabel Cosme,  a social entrepreneur who vows…

What Makes Personal Cellular Networks a must have for every rural community?

Ever heard of The- Network-Box (TNIB) technology? Now just about anybody can be their own mobile operator & make or receive calls anywhere in the world.  Today when cellular communications have become ubiquitous throughout the world, there still remains umpteen untouched abodes that have limited access of network coverage or no network coverage at all.…