Bringing Wireless Internet to Highland Communities, Vietnam

  • The town of Ta Van is a picturesque but remote town in the highlands of Northern Vietnam. In 2007 Intel joined forces with Vietnam Data Communication Company (VDC), ¬†and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to demonstrate the economic benefits that broadband access can provide.
  • Bernd¬†designed an architecture to bring broadband via the IPStar satellite system and the distribute it through the town via long distance wireless technology.
  • The impact of the technology was immediate and proved to be successful model for further USAID projects.
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