Abdul M. Bakhrani

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Abdul M. Bakhrani

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Abdul M. Bakhrani is an entrepreneur, innovator, and visionary who has over 15 years of experience in the Satellite and Communications industry, and also has extensive knowledge on the content delivery and advertising industries. Abdul is passionate about bringing affordable, and reliable Information and Communication technologies to rural areas. He is the key driver behind the Rural Internet Kiosk (RIK) project, and the Solar Powered Advanced Rural Communication (SPARC) initiative, both of which will bring solar powered Internet connectivity to remote areas across Africa. In 2010, Abdul was honored as Africa's Satellite Personality of the Year at the SatCom Star Awards for his commitment to advance and expand Satellite Internet access across Africa. He has recently diverted his attention to utilise GSM networks as the next cost-effective medium of delivering rich media in the form of digital signage. He has initiated projects in several countries in the Middle East and Africa which include Kenya, South Africa, Angola, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates and Oman.

  • Work
    • SPARC (Solar Powered Advanced Rural Communication)
  • Education
    • University of Leicester