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Internet Services to Rural Communities

Guifi Africa is a telecommunication project in Ghana helping to solve the difficulties of accessing broadband Internet in unconnected rural areas in the face of the lack of interest of traditional operators or big corporate telecommunication companies in providing service.

Connecting the Unconnected, Improving Communications and bridging the Poverty Gap

Guifi Africa is developing a common-pool infrastructure that eases the access to quality, broadband, Wi-Fi Internet connections in particular, for  individuals, institutions, corporate organizations and everybody in rural areas of Ghana and Africa.

Your Individual home connection

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GET THE FASTEST AND AFFORDABLE HOME INTERNET IRRESPECTIVE OF WHERE YOU LIVE

Community Internet solutions

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WE DEPLOY NETWORKS THAT INTERCONNECTS RURAL FARMS, CLINICS, SCHOOLS ETC TO ACCESS INTERNET WHEREVER THEY MAY BE

Institutions / Businesses
internet Solutions

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GET AFFORDABLE HIGH SPEED INTERNET FOR YOUR RURAL BUSINESS OR INSTITUTION

What we offer

Internet Access

Guifi Africa by acquiring NCA license aim to connect internet to Zero signal areas of Ghana to rural schools, clinics, libraries,etc.

Internet Sharing

Institutions with zero signal in rural areas [clinics, hospitals,etc] to share the internet access . This to be done through setting up a VPN connection and Nodes.

Remote Management

School Children registered as Guifi Africa members to remotely use laptops and Farmers to be supported in using technology to link other farmers to rest of world to share ideas.

Rural access, Lodges, Inn, Guest Houses

Users cannot get internet access from the traditional ISPs due to the lack of coverage. Guifi Africa is to provide Wi-Fi or hotspot for such holiday resorts so guest will be encouraged to visit such rural areas

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from one network edge to the other. A specific case: 500km far away! through 30 Wi-Fi nodes, one of them solar powered and through an optical fibre link! and yes, just using guifi.net infrastructure.

Linking company's intranet

Associations and enterprises: A company wants to link the intranet of two factories located in different towns with a symmetric link and at a reasonable cost. This is possible joining Guifi Africa and taking advantage of the already existing infrastructure. Once the connection is made it can start saving money sharing resources among the factories, such as telephone lines, etc

Video Surveillance

A company needs remote access to its warehouses surveillance cameras or a farmer wants to protect his farm from animal destruction of its crops..

Distributed data backups

Distributed backups are highly recommended (fires, thefts, etc.).

CASE NOTES OF GUIFI AFRICA IN RURAL AREA OF PORMULUGU SIRIGO

For more than five years, Head teacher at primary school complained about the NO Wi-Fi in the school of Pomulugu Sirigo Northern Region of Ghana.
This year, a member of Guifi Africa visited the school and explain to her what service Guifi Africa as NGO can be provided to the school and the benefits the school children and community will gain,
Guifi Africa believes the provision of such services will impact schools, clinics, farmers and community in rural areas as corporate telecommunication will not waste millions to install infrastructure where they will gain nothing, but Guifi Africa aim to ensure no children or clinics in such rural areas will be denied of such digital technology advancement so they can be link to rest of the world.
It’s our role to ensure internet access for farms and rural residents, should be basic service and its digital right as stated by UN.
Today, a farmer can’t operate without water, electricity and broadband.”
For example, he says, Sawla rural area farms have around 1000 cows and farmers have to provide regular online reports to animal health authorities, and broadband has become central to their businesses.
The combination of good road access and broadband now underpins the municipality’s prosperity and its growing population.

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