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(Latin America) As GSMA, approximately 3 billion people or half the world’s population lives and works in rural areas without access to telecommunications.

14.09.2009 | (Latin America) Millions of people live in Latin America and the biggest obstacle for integration is that traditional GSM technology is designed for dense populations and a relatively affluent market. As such, it doesn’t fit the needs and unique challenges of remote rural areas…

To read the original article in Spanish: http://www.tynmagazine.com/341820-Areas-rurales-remotas-con-ARPUs-menores-a-US$2-por-mes.note.aspx

To read the article translated into English: http://translate.google.se/translate?hl=sv&sl=es&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tynmagazine.com%2F341820-Areas-rurales-remotas-con-ARPUs-menores-a-US%242-por-mes.note.aspx

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“Mobile Network viability in developing markets is threatened by +50% rise in electricity generation costs by 2014”

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