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  • Internet-in-a-Box: Connectivity for the Rest of the World

    Internet-in-a-Box: Connectivity for the Rest of the World

    For the 60% of people without Internet access across the globe, lack of connectivity can affect every facet of their lives – including healthcare. In the Dominican Republic, a team of MPA-DP students examines how Internet-in-a-box technology could help healthcare providers improve outcomes in the developing world.

  • Mobile Links Bring Progress to Millennium Villages

    Mobile Links Bring Progress to Millennium Villages

    Members of the Broadband Commission and representatives from several East African governments visited the Mayange Millennium Village earlier this month to witness some of the success mobile technology has had in advancing health, education, infrastructure and business development in one of the poorest areas of Rwanda.

  • Making Connections: Schools Come Together Thanks to Exciting New Partnership

    I am in Kumasi, Ghana, for the launch of a great partnership between Ericsson, the mobile phone giant; Zain, the 3-G broadband giant; the City of Kumasi; 18 Kumasi public schools; and the Millennium Cities Initiative. Ericsson and Zain are connecting these 18 schools to the Internet, the Mayor of Kumasi is donating computer labs…

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  • Internet-in-a-Box: Connectivity for the Rest of the World

    Internet-in-a-Box: Connectivity for the Rest of the World

    For the 60% of people without Internet access across the globe, lack of connectivity can affect every facet of their lives – including healthcare. In the Dominican Republic, a team of MPA-DP students examines how Internet-in-a-box technology could help healthcare providers improve outcomes in the developing world.

  • Mobile Links Bring Progress to Millennium Villages

    Mobile Links Bring Progress to Millennium Villages

    Members of the Broadband Commission and representatives from several East African governments visited the Mayange Millennium Village earlier this month to witness some of the success mobile technology has had in advancing health, education, infrastructure and business development in one of the poorest areas of Rwanda.

  • Making Connections: Schools Come Together Thanks to Exciting New Partnership

    I am in Kumasi, Ghana, for the launch of a great partnership between Ericsson, the mobile phone giant; Zain, the 3-G broadband giant; the City of Kumasi; 18 Kumasi public schools; and the Millennium Cities Initiative. Ericsson and Zain are connecting these 18 schools to the Internet, the Mayor of Kumasi is donating computer labs…