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“One mobile tower and lantern at a time”

“The happiness on his face was the same as I had on the day that my father bought me the first television. This was in 1972. Seeing the boy and his reaction, I felt both happy and sad. Happy because you see that you’re contributing to bringing smiles to the boy and his family. Sad because in 2012, people have to be happy to get a lantern in this country.”
Rohit Chandra, COO of OMC Power (@RohitChandraOMC)

Over the past few months, our newsfeed has been abuzz with the changes impacting our mobile industry partners in India. From July’s historic blackout which left 620 million people without power but with mobile coverage, to TAIPA’s plans to outsource green power to 100,000 towers, these events reflect the scale of the energy challenges India faces and the void the mobile industry is trying to fill.

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OMC PowerBox, Lights & Fan

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Home delivery of OMC lantern

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OMC Micropower Plant in Uttar Pradesh

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