Solar stations power Wi-Fi in rural Kenyan village

02/14/2013 | New Scientist

A remote village in Kenya's western Rift Valley Province is getting solar-powered Wi-Fi installed. Microsoft has partnered with local telecom firms to bring affordable Internet access to rural areas. There's no electricity in this area, so Microsoft is working with Indigo, a telecom company, to install solar-powered base stations to emit wireless signals at a "white space spectrum." If successful, Kenya could be a leader in wireless broadband access.

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