The Observers

How Li-Fi connected brought an isolated village online through light

Each month, our journalists go meet an Observer to take a closer look at events they have witnessed.


It's not WiFi, it's Li-Fi. In a small village in Ivory Coast, LED lighting technology is used to access the Internet.

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