VoIP on CUWiN network in rural Ghana

From CUWiN’s partners at Wireless Ghana just sent in this update on their use of VoIP services over a CUWiN network:From CUWiN’s partners at Wireless Ghana just sent in this update on their use of VoIP services over a CUWiN network:

    November 2006 – Wireless Ghana is pleased to announce that we have successfully implemented VoIP onto our flagship network in the Akwapim district of Ghana’s Eastern Region. The VoIP is available at three locations, and allows communications between two community centers in Akropong and one in Apirede, spanning a 6km distance. An application called SJPhone is running the frontend and doing IP to IP dials across our CuWIN-based WiFi mesh network. VoIP marks the first service Wireless Ghana has implemented to work solely on its LAN. The service is available at all times that electricity is available, even when our satellite Internet uplink is not. As VoIP technology becomes more mainstream the teams at Wireless Ghana aim to deploy such services with greater scope.