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Welcome to Digital Opportunity, the ‘all about ICT for Development’ channel, brought to you by OneWorld South Asia that informs on digital inclusion, showcases best practices in the sector and provides space for sharing and collaboration amongst ICT for D practitioners.
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  • 'Promote multilingualism in cyberspace'
    Only about 35% of all online users are English speakers, yet English websites dominate the Internet, says <b>Kiyo Akasaka</b>, UN official for Communications ...
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  • Africa on a digital ride
    Undersea fibre optic network Seacom will not only link Africa to the global knowledge economy but also foster infrastructure growth, says <b>Calestous ...
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  • Brazil faces acute digital divide
    A study by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics shows that almost 65% of Brazilians aged over 10 years do not have Internet access. Although ...
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  • Bangladesh connected
    Bangladesh has launched web portals for each of its 64 districts that will be maintained by local authorities and provide information on education, health, ...
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  • News recordings soon in tribal dialects
    A unique new mobile technology developed by Microsoft India in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology will allow citizen journalists to leave ...
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  • Website to serve South Asian diaspora
    The Institute of South Asian Studies has launched a new web link to reach out to the far-flung diaspora. Starting off with a newsletter and a database of South ...
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  • Rural Bolivia connects up via the net
    In San Ignacio de Moxos in north Bolivia, the only internet connection available was an expensive and intermittent telephone connection. Since March 2006, ...
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  • Web 2.0 aiding researchers
    The use of new software and web tools provided by Web 2.0 are helping scientists across the world to document, index and share their works. Reference managers ...
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  • Person finder tool by Google
    Google’s Person Finder is a searchable database for those who have information about someone, as well as those trying to locate a loved one. Available in both ...
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» Online climate conference
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» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
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