Improving urban and rural coverage in East Africa

Indoor and outdoor DAS, policy changes and innovative business models

Read this article to learn:

  • The shape of the MNO and towerco landscape in East Africa
  • How increased data usage is shaping network infrastructure requirements in urban areas
  • Challenges presented to MNOs and towercos by increased rates of urbanisation
  • Models for deployment of in-building solutions
  • Strategies to tackle coverage obligations for remote areas

East Africa is a dichotomy; in urban areas, increasing population density, construction and data usage is presenting MNOs and towercos with one set of challenges, whilst meeting coverage requirements for a large underserved population in remote, rural areas presents totally different issues. At the East Africa roundtable at the 2016 TowerXchange Meetup, participants focussed on…

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