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Towards a sustainable business model for rural telephony
This paper presents the work done thus far towards designing a sustainable business model for rural telephony in the community of Mankosi, located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The pillars of the model are ...
Experiences, challenges and lessons from rolling out a rural WiFi mesh network
The DEV community knows that technology interventions involve consideration of social and environmental factors as much as technical ones. This is particularly true for the introduction of communications infrastructure in ...
Tuning a mid-range rural WiFi-based mesh network
Little is known about how mid-range, or several km, dis- tances a ect multipoint-to-multipoint links when single ra- dio nodes with omnidirectional antennas are used. In this poster, a real network with these characteristics ...
Optimisation of SlotTime for a single-radio Mid-Range Multi-hop Wireless Mesh Network
(Telkom SA, 2014)
This paper presents the business context and results of an optimisation exercise for a single-radio mid-range multi-hop wireless mesh network for the provision of VoIP services. This WiFi mesh network physically covers 30 ...