WLL: Bringing Phones to Telecom’s Last Frontier

Tuesday, April 27, 2004

“Until a few years ago, telephones were a rarity in India. The country just wasn’t wired for them, and consequently, they were priced beyond the reach of most people. But walk around in old town Delhi and crowded Bombay, as I did during the past couple of weeks, and you’ll be struck by the ubiquitous billboards hawking phones and instant connections for just 1,000 rupees, or $25. How is this possible? It’s all thanks to a technology called wireless local loop. WLL systems are easy to set up and deploy. For countries like India with poor wireline infrastructure, WLL is the fastest way to increase the number of telephones.” Read full article here.

Source: Busines 2.0