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ITU 150

Feasibility Study on Low-Cost Wireless Broadband Infrastructure

Project No 9RAB09017
Title Feasibility Study on Low-Cost Wireless Broadband Infrastructure
Description Under this project, ITU, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan, will carry out a Feasibility Study on Low-Cost Wireless Broadband Infrastructure for developing countries, in order to achieve case studies in selected countries, draft project document for future pilot project, and an input document for relevant ITU-D meeting. It is to identify new technical solutions that could reduce the costs of establishing broadband telecommunication infrastructure in developing countries.
Area of Action Technology & Network Development
Status Implemented
Time Frame From 30/1/2009 To 30/6/2010
Beneficiary Countries Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros (Union of the), Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, State of Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Implementing Agency ITU
Report Open Document
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000
Achievements

The project objective was to review the wireless technologies to be applied to broadband infrastructure for developing countries.
The project achieved the following results;-
• Report based on two case studies was prepared;
• Draft project document for future pilot project was prepared;
• An input document concerning broadband access technologies to the Rapporteurs Group on Question 20-2/2, SG2, ITU-D was prepared.