It is rolling out 376 small cells that will cover 1 million people who are currently without a signal and the roll-out is now underway. The cost of the investment is US$10 million. That’s US$10 million to cover 1 million people. Now Rwanda’s a small country and it would cost more to cover a larger geographic area but the potential is clearly enormous if it works.
A. Halim Zaim, George N. Rouskas, und Harry G. Perros. Teletraffic Engineering in the Internet EraProceedings of the International Teletraffic Congress - ITC-I7, Volume 4 von Teletraffic Science and Engineering, Elsevier, (2001)