Even as billionaires like Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg plot to wire the unwired, people in these countries, with a little help from outside companies and investors, are quickly and quietly building their own Internet infrastructure.
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How do the next billion people get online?
Few people are offline for lack of interest; in many parts of the world, getting connected is just too expensive. It’s prohibitively expensive as a customer, and it’s prohibitively expensive (and complicated!) as someone looking to start an ISP.
EveryLayer, a company competing in this week’s Disrupt NY Startup Battlefield, wants to make it easier and more affordable for all by lowering the cost and complexity of establishing or expanding an ISP.
Read TechCrunch coverage of EveryLayer on the Battlefield here.
Zoom Wireless, a commercial wing of SINFA Uganda LTD, is now officially delivering the most affordable, unlimited high-speed Internet access to businesses and residences in and around Gulu, Uganda. With EveryLayer, Zoom deployed fiber-backed, carrier grade WiFi network and was able to deliver an affordable, high-speed service within 12 weeks with 10 times less capital and operating expense than traditional LTE networks.
Go to full press release here.