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Orange connects villagers in Niger

Orange is providing broadband in remote areas of Niger using solar-powered base stations

Mobile operator Orange Niger has completed the first phase of its mobile connectivity deployments in remote regions of Niger to communities previously underserved by any form of telecommunications services. The network rollout, which uses technology supplied by Altobridge, is entirely driven by sustainable energy sources.

Harnessing the power of the sun

Harnessing the power of the sun

As African operators push out into rural areas, solar power is capturing the attention of many of the region’s players.

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