The Internet in developing nations: Grand challenges (05 Apr 2004)
Regardless of the technology used in the link and the equipment (ground station, terrestrial radio, router, etc.) needed to terminate it, the local network within the village would remain the responsibility of local citizens. They may decide on having only a few shared computers in a community center or a wireless or cable-based network. Like the university campus LANs in the days of the NSFNet, local governments and residents would make those decisions and commitments.
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