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Thursday, October 16, 2003


India: Connecting rural villagers to fiber links via wireless

This Washington Post article describes a system of kiosks set up in 500 rural villages, each linked by wireless to the nearest fiber cable. (India fortunately has an extensive system of fiber trunks.)

(Link from Jennifer Hill via the Benton Foundation's Communications-Related Headlines news log)


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