Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] How Much Bandwidth is Necessary?

2003-11-13 Thread Cecilia Matanga
The GKD Moderator has asked: 3. Can information distribution centers (e.g., public access telecenters) offer a viable economic solution to a community's information needs, by, in effect, sharing a single high-bandwidth connection among many users, and thus spreading the cost? My name is

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] How Much Bandwidth is Necessary?

2003-11-13 Thread pam.mclean
Mahmud, Thank you for asking which connectivity technologies? and for your interest in discussing possible ways forward. Before I give any answer of my own I should explain that my role is as an intermediary. I speak about the OOCD 2000+ project and the people involved, because that is what I

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] How Much Bandwidth is Necessary?

2003-11-13 Thread S Woodside
On Wednesday, November 12, 2003, Pam McLean wrote: Ben Parker asked about experiences on solar powered VSAT I don't have time to give details now but can't let the question go by without brief reference to the Solo. It is designed for rural Africa. I saw the second generation prototype