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Helium-Filled Aerostat to Deliver Broadband in Rural Mozambique

A large helium-filled aerostat is being deployed in southern Mozambique to provide mobile broadband access to underserved areas. The aerostat, equipped with radio antennas, can reach altitudes of around 300 meters, offering connectivity over a wide radius of up to 130 km. This technology is seen as an ideal solution for closing the "last mile" connectivity gap in rural Africa, where deploying traditional telecom towers is challenging and costly. We believe that helium-filled aerostats have the potential to revolutionise mobile network infrastructure in regions with limited connectivity access.

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