Riverboats help get remote parts of Amazon online

SciDevNet: The world's second largest river is home to some of the most remote communities in the world, but thanks to a recent connection drive they are now increasingly benefiting from internet access. The Amazon Connection project has brought 3G (third generation) internet access -- which can be used for voice and internet services -- to rural communities living along the Tapajós River, a major tributary of the Amazon River. The project is a partnership between Swedish communications company Ericsson,......

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