DakNet, an ad hoc network uses wireless technology which provides digital connectivity. DakNet was developed by Media Lab researchers. The word DakNet is derived from the Hindi word “Dak” for postal that combines a physical means of transportation with wireless data transfer to extend the internet connectivity that a uplink, a cyber cafe or post office provides. It has been well setup in remote parts of both India and Cambodia at a cost two orders of magnitude less than that of traditional landline solutions. Villagers now get low-cost Internet services-and they’re using them.

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