Monday, January 15, 2007

Nationwide Wi-Fi a Success in Macedonia

by Naomi Graychase
December 22, 2006

What began as an attempt to get more computers (and Internet access) into schools in Macedonia [perhaps technically known as the Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia (FYROM), as per the United Nations, until the country and Greece work out their differences; the U.S. Government, however, recognizes the country as the Republic of Macedonia - edited 1/9/07], has become, through the unlikely pairing of American dollars and Chinese computers, a successful deployment of a nationwide broadband wireless network. The network is revolutionary, not simply because it is considered the largest hotspot in the world, but because of its impact on the economy and culture of the country it connects.

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Anonymous said...

The potential for Macedonia to succeed in many different fields is great. There are not many countries that are strong in agriculture, industry, and technology.

6:28 AM  

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