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Tag Archives: wireless connectivity

Recharging without wires

Desktop to Laptop.   Fixed phone to mobile.  Wired connectivity for the laptop to wireless connectivity through WiFi.   All important steps in the untethering of people from places in the communication process. But one wire remains.   Every time we want to recharge a battery (or work for a long time in one place) we have to […]

Qualcomm provides rural medical services in Thailand

Despite having no license and enjoying 50% subsidized airtime, Grameen Telecom’s Village Phone project is no longer viable in Bangladesh due to fierce competition. Senegal’s telecenters are disappearing for the same reason.  In the backdrop this trend, Qualcomm has worked with local authorities to launch a wireless connectivity for rural medical and educational services in […]

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