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Monday, December 14, 2015

The Internet In Nepal

How Far Would You Hike for Internet? (+Video)

Ashlyn Kittrell | December 9, 2015

Mahabir Pun has brought internet access to parts of the Annapurna region in Nepal that can only be reached by several days of travel on foot. Despite the internet being something that the first world largely takes for granted, according to the filmmaker, this change has vastly improved “the region’s standard of health, education and prosperity.” 

WiFi is coming to Manaslu. Source:
<more at; related links: (Internet Hall of Fame Global Connector: Mahabir Pun) and (WiFi Is Coming to Manaslu. October 7, 2012); further: (Hike users can now send messages without internet. October 8, 2015) and (+Video) (The Man Who’s Bringing the Internet To Rural Nepal. December 11, 2015)>

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