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NewsForge: Inveneo Lights Up Bay St. Louis

Oct 21, 2005, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)

"In the usual course of business, Inveneo provides information and communication technology for remote villages in places such as Uganda. But after Hurricane Katrina hit the US south coast at the end of August, the company went to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, to set up a communication system for relief workers, who needed to be able to talk to each other and coordinate relief supplies for local residents.

"Once on site, the Inveneo team were asked to expand the project to include a communications center for residents. People needed to contact loved ones, file insurance claims, and fill out FEMA forms, as well as connect to the outside world..."

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