Tackling Africa's digital divide

Lavery, Martin and Abadi, Mansour and Bauer, Ralf and Brambilla, Gilberto and Cheng, Ling and Cox, Mitchell and Dudley, Angela and Ellis, Andrew and Fontaine, Nicolas and Kelly, Anthony and Marquardt, Christoph and Matlhane, Selaelo and Ndagano, Bienvenu and Petruccione, Francesco and Slavik, Radan and Romanato, Filippo and Rosales-Guzman, Carmelo and Roux, Filippus and Roux, Kobus and Wang, Jian and Forbes, Andrew (2018) Tackling Africa's digital divide. Nature Photonics, 12. pp. 249-252. ISSN 1749-4885

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    Abstract

    Innovations in 'sustainable' photonics technologies such as free-space optical links and solar-powered equipment provide developing countries with new cost-effective opportunities for deploying future-proof telecommunication networks.