Indian firm VNL's solar-powered ‘WorldGSM’ mobile tower architecture launched in Ghana to deliver affordable services in villages
The Indian telecom equipment-maker, Vihaan Networks Ltd (VNL) launched its’ solar-powered ‘WorldGSM’ mobile tower architecture, an environment-friendly and cost-effective mobile system, to deliver affordable services in villages.
Objective: To promote access to electronic services viz. broadcasting, the Internet, multimedia service and basic telephony in unserved areas of rural Ghana
This innovative green mobile tower solution is very useful in Africa, particularly in villages and remote locations.
About Vihaan Networks Ltd (VNL)
- Objective: To provide mobile services to rural communities in the developing world.
- Founded: 2005.
- Based in Gurgaon, India and Kista, Sweden.
- Provide eco-friendly, cost-effective service in villages.
- Their WorldGSM technology is the first micro-telecom application, a complete GSM system optimized for the massive rural opportunity.
Note: WorldGSM runs exclusively on solar power and requires no diesel generator backup. It is also designed for simple delivery and deployment by local, untrained workers – all resulting in zero OPEX, dramatically lower CAPEX, and near zero maintenance.