Sunday, May 26, 2013

Google plans Mobile Internet in Africa and Asia - Heise Newsticker

The Internet company Google is planning to offer in Africa and Asia Internet via wireless network. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal the Internet company will already talking about building wireless networks in rural areas of Africa and Asia, where access to the Internet is not possible. Thus, Google wanted to work with resident companies and telecom equipment vendors; also the company working on business models for the operation of the networks to be established. Google has already taken in this regard negotiations with the Kenyan and South African government. To use the wireless networks you think about low-cost Android smartphones and cheap processors.

frequencies needed for this one could thus reserve that is currently unused channels were cleared for TV purposes, such a development has occurred in Europe about the introduction of the DVB-T system


Google had already announced that it will give people in poor and remote areas access to the Internet, it is estimated that about half the world’s population. Since it would also increase the number of potential users and Google advertisers, the deployment of such networks could be economically worthwhile. (uh)

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