Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Power Utility Distributor Extends Internet to Homes

The fibre to the home partnership between electricity distributor Kenya power and telecommunication services providers like Safaricom is a novel approach to cost cutting efficiency and universal access. 

On cost efficiency, apparently it costs about KSh 7,000 to bury a meter of fibre optic cable, but the cost of hanging the internet cables on power poles is significantly lower.  Kenya Power also says that it will make savings by using its existing labour force to connect fibre cables to homes. 

See more here.

No comments:

Post a Comment