[IAEP] OT: Networking challenges in "developing countries"
walter.bender at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 18:35:43 EDT 2009
Don't know if these guys are still in business, but it was a cute idea
at the time...
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 3:11 PM, Sascha Silbe
<sascha-ml-ui-sugar-iaep at silbe.org> wrote:
> Sorry for the slightly off-topic posting, but as some deployments might
> actually be facing these issues I thought it might be worth a try.
> As part of my study, I'm going to give a talk on networking challenges and
> possible solutions in "developing countries" (*). The title of the original
> proposal (given to me) was "Disruptive Tolerant Networking for the Amazonas"
> I'm looking for any reference (english only, though) on non-technological
> (or rather not mainly technological - social, legal, organisational,
> anything) aspects of the networking challenges (esp., but not only
> non-realtime access) and their solutions.
> Do you do data transport via USB stick from village to village? Do you
> operate a proxy for intermittent internet access (like wwwoffle)? Any other
> kind of high latency data transfer or communication? If so, I'd be very
> interested in hearing details about it. Tell me your story!
> (*) In need of a better term. It's more about areas without established /
> stable networking infrastructure.
> (**) Also known as Delay Tolerant Networking.
> CU Sascha
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