[OLPC India] Rural Connectivity

Sayamindu Dasgupta sayamindu at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 00:56:18 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 8:27 AM, Joshua N Pritikin <jpritikin at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 03:10:35AM +0530, Muhammad Ismail .H wrote:
>>     I am using BSNL's EV-DO right now. This is a brand new service from BSNL
>> comes with flat rate INR 620/- per month with unlimited download at the
>> speed of > 256Kbps. This is 3G wireless network and most of towers in rural
>> areas. That means if don't have BSNL's dataone wire line broadband in your
>> area ask the area CO about status of EV-DO service. More info available on
>> www.bsnlevdoclub.com
> Unfortunately EV-DO is only available on Windows so you have to waste a
> computer to run windows.

There's a post in the site mentioned above on how to do this on a Mac.
I took a quick look at that, and from what I understand, it's doable
on GNU/Linux as well. Of course, I don't have any first hand
experience ;-).

Sayamindu Dasgupta

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