Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] What New Technologies and Business Models are on the Horizon?

2004-11-18 Thread Ken DiPietro
infrastructure that I hope will be an enormous help to this community. Thanks for the opportunity to join this group and become part of the very important work you are all doing. With the deepest respect, Ken DiPietro New-ISP NextGenCommunications This DOT-COM Discussion is funded

Re: [GKD-DOTCOM] Win-Win Business Models

2004-11-26 Thread Ken DiPietro
Dear GKD Members, First of all, I would like to say thank you for the warm welcome you all have so graciously shown me. I thought I would share a bit of a conversation I had with someone today. I edited the content for clarity's sake. I hope you find this useful. I would add the

Re: [GKD] Should Developed Countries Subsidize the Internet for LDCs?

2004-12-20 Thread Ken DiPietro
, unrestricted communications and unfettered access to information is important then the answer is yes. However, a poorly designed plan will lead to a failed execution every time - with the exception of the one time sheer luck intercedes. Respectfully, Ken DiPietro New-ISP NextGenCommunications

Re: [GKD] Should Developed Countries Subsidize the Internet for LDCs?

2005-01-07 Thread Ken DiPietro
cost someone their job. Respectfully, Ken DiPietro New-ISP NextGenCommunications ***GKD is solely supported by EDC, a Non-Profit Organization*** To post a message, send it to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To subscribe or unsubscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED]. In the 1st line

Re: [GKD] RFI: WiMax Utilization

2005-01-11 Thread Ken DiPietro
if you need further assistance in this project. Respectfully, Ken DiPietro New-ISP NextGenCommunications ***GKD is solely supported by EDC, a Non-Profit Organization*** To post a message, send it to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To subscribe or unsubscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [GKD] Leapfrogging the Technology Gap

2005-02-08 Thread Ken DiPietro
project. The entire article can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/3tlje Respectfully, Ken DiPietro New-ISP NextGenCommunications On 1/28/05, Ken DiPietro wrote: List Members may be interested in the following article about using wireless and other technologies in innovative ways to help

Re: [GKD] The $100 Computer: A Polite Scam

2005-02-17 Thread Ken DiPietro
to the device. Respectfully, Ken DiPietro New-ISP NextGenCommunications ***GKD is solely supported by EDC, a Non-Profit Organization*** To post a message, send it to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To subscribe or unsubscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED]. In the 1st line of the message type

[GKD] The $100 Computer - Another Approach

2005-03-01 Thread Ken DiPietro
have wireless connectivity built in, it is only a matter of time before they also become a voice communications/VoIP device. I submit that these devices are the first sub-$100 computers that meet all the requirements as useful computers suitable for use in Developing Nations. Respectfully, Ken

[GKD] A Crack in the SAT-3/SAFE Monopoly Pricing?

2005-04-19 Thread Ken DiPietro
Dear Colleagues, It appears that the cartel is starting to fall apart. This could be excellent news for the spread of ICT and Telecommunications throughout Africa. Let's hope. Respectfully, Ken DiPietro New-ISP NextGenCommunications *** NITELNET

Re: [GKD] RFI: How Can A Grassroots Project Obtain Financing From Private Donors In Rich Countries?

2005-07-18 Thread Ken DiPietro
Dear Colleagues, Here is an interesting solution and perhaps a funding model that might be useful for projects that require micro-financing: http://www.fundable.org/ Respectfully, Ken DiPietro New-ISP NextGenCommunications ***GKD is solely supported by EDC, a Non-Profit