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Reuters/Hindustan Times: UN Agency Picks India's Simputer for Bhutan Project

Jan 09, 2004, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"The Simputer, India's first home-grown handheld designed for the rural masses, is making its international foray through a deal with the UN's International Telecommunication Union and the Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan.

"'We expect to use the Simputer in about 38 post offices in Bhutan to facilitate easy and affordable use of e-mail,' said Vishnu Mohan Calindi, administrator of universal access and rural communications at the UN's telecom agency..."

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