Africa Mobile Networks Say It Now Connects 1Billion Users Across Africa
Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) have made the claimed that it has services up to 1billion previously unconnected people in rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Figures released by the organisation indicates that it processed 91,623,222 voice calls and up to 6,000 GB of data. The organisation stressed that users recorded in this data remained unconnected. AMN brings together most major pan-African class-1 mobile operators to provide network coverage and services to deep, hard-to-reach rural parts of Africa.
AMN says it now operates about 1200 base stations, covering more than four million people in eight countries including Bissau, Cameroon, Congo, DRC, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Zambia. The company says it is now deploying 200 base stations daily across the continent.
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