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Facebook TIP partner NuRAN scores rural deal with Globe Telecom

As organizations such as Google and Facebook race to bring their web services to the next billion people, there is a real boom in store for companies which specialize in remote connectivity. Satellite and flexible, affordable base station solutions are in vogue, not just for underserved consumers, but for enterprises which need to connect up remote locations and equipment for the first time in order to support mobile-first and IoT strategies. One company which could benefit from this trend is NuRAN Wireless of Canada, which has raised its profile by joining Facebook’s Telecom Infra Project (TIP). TIP looks to shake up the economics of mobile networks with commoditized, open source hardware, a shift which will be particularly relevant in remote…

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