ZDNet UK: Open-Source Wi-Fi Links Remote Communities
Jul 08, 2004, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"European wireless and open-source specialists have embarked on
an international tour to spread the benefits of the technology to
developing countries from Tajikistan to Ghana.
"The team, known as Informal, claims its wireless roadshow is an
attempt to empower non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the
developing world to own, operate and grow their own Internet
infrastructure using wireless technology such as mesh networking.
The aim is to allow remote communities in developing countries
without traditional telecoms infrastructure to communicate more