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MVP Long-Distance WiFi Intranet Review

By Wayan Vota on June 15, 2009

Matt Berg, of Millennium Villages Project, and an interesting video on how MVP and Inveneo installed a large WiFi intranet network in Ruhiira, Uganda, to connect 5 clinics, 3 schools, and several other community institutions to the nearest Internet connection 35KM away:

Matt says, “The network is adding tremendous value by enabling free VOIP calls between sites and is also being used by the clinics to facilitate a central medical records.

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Wayan Vota co-founded ICTworks and is the Digital Health Director at IntraHealth International. He also co-founded Technology Salon, MERL Tech, ICTforAg, ICT4Djobs, ICT4Drinks, JadedAid, Kurante, OLPC News and a few other things. Opinions expressed here are his own and do not reflect the position of IntraHealth International or other ICTWorks sponsors.
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One Comment to “MVP Long-Distance WiFi Intranet Review”

  1. ldmc says:

    This is a great initiative. Reliable communication infrastructure is key to growth of local economies.