Will cell towers soon become obsolete?

Advances in wireless technology could see cell towers become a thing of the past, according to telecommunications experts; “There’s no reason why your cellphone isn’t the cell tower of the future,” Steve Papa, founder of Parallel Wireless, told CNBC on Tuesday. Speaking on the sidelines of the Founders Forum Smart Nation Singapore conference, Papa envisions a […]

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Mali to build west Africa’s first solar plant

Mali has signed an agreement with a Norwegian renewable energy specialist to build west Africa’s first industrial-scale solar power plant, the company announced in a statement on Friday. Oslo-based Scatec Solar said it had signed up to build the 52 million-euro ($58 million) unit near the southwestern city of Segou and run it for 25 […]

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Orange in Deal That Lets It Part With Israeli Provider

JERUSALEM — The French telecommunications company Orange has reached a deal allowing for a parting of ways with an Israeli mobile service provider, weeks after a squabble over a possible withdrawal of the brand from Israel’s cellular market caused a diplomatic storm.Under a previous agreement, the Israeli provider, Partner Communications, was licensed to use the […]

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