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2008-09-02 09:00:16

Citizens living in rural areas near Gongju City in Korea's Chungcheong Province can now access the Internet as well as municipal network services thanks to the deployment of a new geographically broad wireless mesh network by Korea's KT Corporation and integrator LANS Co. Ltd. The "Gongju u-City" (Ubiquitous City) project uses technology from Firetide Inc., a leading developer of wireless mesh and access networks, to reduce the coverage gaps between urban and rural areas and provide IP-based...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.