UW researchers bringing Internet access to developing world

uWaterloo-logo75X56.jpgWATERLOO – Researchers at the University of Waterloo are taking technology initially developed for inter-planetary communication and applying it here on Earth to help make affordable Internet access a reality for developing nations. Using inexpensive hardware and open-source software dubbed Vlink, the system supports email over unreliable communication links and can transfer it via cellphone text messages. Click here for more information.

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