U.N. Wants Poor Nations to Use Wireless Internet

Submitted by Aaron on Thu, 06/26/2003 - 22:14

We've all been bamboozled with WiFi hype. Many people gave their vitriolic responses to a story I posted in March. Now here's an article advocating WiFi as a solution to the worlds problems!

"It is precisely in places where no infrastructure exists that Wi-Fi can be particularly effective, helping countries to leapfrog generations of telecommunications technology and infrastructure and empower their people," Kofi Annan said.

Does he have a point? Is this just U.S. corporations trying to get into a new market?
Here's the full story