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Request for Proposals (RFP): A study to assess the potential of the NOFN for rural connectivity in India. For more details see RFP.

Deadline extended: Call for applications for broadband policy course in Sri Lanka. For more details see announcement in english, sinhala and tamil.

South Asia Research Hub(SARH), DFID Systematic Review Programme for South Asia call for proposals.

Warning: Slow progress in Iraq’s telecoms

A leading US adviser to the Iraqi telecommunications network reconstruction effort is circulating an extensive critique of progress there, charging that Iraq badly lags on development of core fibre infrastructure, faces a massive ICT training shortfall and has erred in rewarding politically-influential US vendors with supply contracts. Bob Fonow, who completed a 18-month stint as […]

Remittances and those who move them

By this time next year, LIRNEasia will have much to say on this subject. Western Union Empire Moves Migrant Cash Home – New York Times With five times as many locations worldwide as McDonald’s, Starbucks, Burger King and Wal-Mart combined, Western Union is the lone behemoth among hundreds of money transfer companies. Little noticed by […]

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