MarcaTel partnered with BLUETOWN, a Danish innovative technology company, headquartered in Denmark, with offices in Dubai, Ghana, India, Silicon Valley and Tanzania. BLUETOWN has developed an end-to-end IP based converged communication platform, specially designed for the data & VOIP requirement in rural areas and also pioneered a sustainable business model. The technology and business model is a unique solution for developing rural areas of the world. Not only will it improve the means of communication but more importantly, it will significantly improve quality of life in these areas. It connects the next billion people to the Internet with a unique end-to-end communication platform enabling growth and higher standards of living in rural areas of the world. To provide local users the ability to access relevant content and programs without using a "paid" internet connection, Marcatel in association with Bluetown offers a local cloud at the base station, enabling private and public stakeholders to distribute relevant information easily, free of charge.