One of the core challenges to this venture is customer cost, including both capital and maintenance costs for hardware and recurring costs of data access. We’ll examine addressing these from multiple angles, including: (1) ways to reduce hardware costs through frugal engineering, (2) ways to limit data needs, potentially by running intranet locally with hybrid (intermittent) connection to the web, and (3) ways to partner with and/or incentivize telecom suppliers.
Internet Solutions for Girls’ Education in Indian Slums
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Good. The core idea is to reduce the cost to access relevant information on the web, for the ends described earlier, through three specific approaches. You’ve just outlined a specific project.

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