Rural South African Community Develops Solar-Powered Network
A research team from the University of the Western Cape has worked with residents of Mankosi in the Eastern Cape, to develop a solar-powered wireless network, turning the remote community into the country's first and only Internet service provider owned and run by a rural cooperative.
South Africa: Rural Community Develops Solar-Powered Wireless Network
The Conversation Africa, 28 November 2017
Mankosi is a remote rural community in South Africa's Eastern Cape province. It is home to almost 6,000 people. The nearest city is Mthatha, about 60 kilometres away, as a bird… Read more »
A Zenzeleni cooperative member carefully aligns some equipment in the village of Mankosi, Eastern Cape.