Computerworld Australia: Linux Powers Nation’s Largest Satellite Network

“Some 75 towns across New South Wales have started accessing the
Internet through Linux-based satellite routers in what is said to
be largest network of its type in Australia spanning upwards of
800,000 square kilometres.

“The Rural Link project by NSW.net was initiated four years ago
when the State Library of NSW approached the federal government
about connecting country libraries in NSW to the Internet via
satellite due to the expense of ISDN…”

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