Towards Sustainable Broadband Communication in Rural Areas

  title={Towards Sustainable Broadband Communication in Rural Areas},
  author={Amos Nungu and Bj{\"o}rn Pehrson},
  booktitle={ACCESSNETS 2010},
As part of the development of a general strategy, we present a framework for the establishment of sustainable broadband communication in under-served areas of developing regions often described in terms of low population density, low purchasing power, intermittent power supply, and lack of competent human resources. Due to an increasing political awareness of the importance of ICT for development, not least due to the explosive expansion of the mobile phone networks, such regions are getting… CONTINUE READING

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