Software is eating up the world, and now there is a shift of focus to hardware. Alexander Chemeris the lead founder for Fairwaves a base station. This piece of technology was among few hardware appications that creates a mobile network at the lowest cost.
Chemeris says regardless of one's goal - private one-cell network or nation-wide low-cost mobile service is cost effective. "We believe hardware should be 'free as in free beer'. The business model depends on partners who can sell our service. We are here to search for more partners on the African continent."